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Re: MAE West
From: Dave Crocker <dcrocker () brandenburg com>
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 1997 00:01:30 -0700

At 11:38 PM 7/13/97 -0700, Stephen Stuart wrote:
As Lance Tatman pointed out, load-balancing only works between
circuits joining the same two switches. This would certainly be a
factor in planning what kind of wide-area connectivity to use to join
two groups of switches. A single 400Mb/s aggregate might perform much
better than a pair of 200Mb/s aggregates.

        Better performance, but worse reliability?

        The single 400Mb/s is, after all, a single point of failure, no?

d/



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