Expensive is relative and with the latest intel hardware release you're starting to see 10gbe on the motherboard.
Not to mention you don't get a linear boost w port bonding.
You have to be careful on hardware recommendations because there are pricing sweet spots and technology changes.
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On Jun 9, 2011, at 12:14 PM, "M. C. Srivas" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Ensure enough networking bandwidth to match your drive-bandwidth, otherwise
> your compaction rates are going to be abysmal. 10 GigE ports are expensive,
> so consider 2 x 1GigE per box (or even 4 x 1GigE if you can get that many
> on-board NICs).
> On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 8:49 AM, Andrew Purtell <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>> From: Ted Dunning <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>>> Lots of people are moving towards more spindles per box to
>>> increase IOP/s
>>> This is particular important for cases where the working
>>> set gets pushed out of memory.
>> Our spec is more like 12x 500 GB SATA disks, to push IOPS and more evenly
>> balance CPUs (fast dual quad core) with resident data per box. 10 of those
>> disks are JBOD disks for the DataNodes. Two are RAID-1 system disk so dumb
>> errors on the system disk doesn't bring down all volumes.
>> - Andy