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network – should I go multiple switch or one big switch

#network #multiple #switch #big #switch

That depends on your workloads.

The left-hand topology has slightly higher latencies, in the range of microseconds – usually not noticeable. However, the server could serve multiple clients with up to 2.5 Gbit/s in total.

The right-hand topology has slightly lower latency but the server can only deliver or receive 1 Gbit/s in total.