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Re: NANOGers home data centers - What's in your closet?
From: Chaim Rieger <chaim.rieger () gmail com>
Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2011 19:05:46 -0700

On Aug 12, 2011 7:02 PM, "Leo Bicknell" <bicknell () ufp org> wrote:

In a message written on Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 06:57:56PM -0700, Chaim
Rieger wrote:
What nobody wired their abode with fiber ?

Am i the only one here

Why?  Unless you live in a HUGE house, you can do 10GE over copper
to all rooms.  Copper is infinately easier to run and terminate.
I dunno about you, but 10GE is both out of my price range, and
useless given the speed of my NAS disks, Comcast cable modem, and
WiFI box.  GigE, switched, is quite nice and affordable.

Now, if you have to run to another building on the property (even
just a detached garage) fiber is the way to go due to ground loops,
but that's a slightly different story...

I have both, 10ge and fiber.
Ran it more for the dare than anything else

      Leo Bicknell - bicknell () ufp org - CCIE 3440
       PGP keys at http://www.ufp.org/~bicknell/

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