Networking
Intel Fortville compared to 82599 and ConnectX-3

Intel Fortville – Lower Power Consumption and Heat

We have a look at Intel Fortville adapter versus X520 based and Mellanox ConnectX-3 based adapters using thermal imaging


Intel Fortville Controller Page

40GbE Intel Fortville XL710 – Networking will never be the same

We are in the midst of a major transition. Intel is releasing a new Fortville dual port 40GbE adapter that is going to revolutionize server networking



Mellanox ConnectX-3 VPI Changed Ports to Ethernet

Change Mellanox ConnectX-3 VPI Cards between Infiniband and Ethernet in Windows

A quick Windows guide to changing Mellanox ConnectX-3 (and ConnectX-2) VPI cards from Infiniband mode to Ethernet mode and back


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WD My Net Switch Front LED

WD My Net Switch – 8 Port Gigabit Ethernet Unmanaged Network Switch Review

A low power, simple, unmanaged 8-port Gigabit Ethernet network switch with basic QoS features



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Netgear GS108 8-Port Switch

NETGEAR GS108 8-Port Unmanaged Gigabit Switch Review (GS108NA)

The NETGEAR GS108 is an 8-port unmanaged gigabit switch which is very popular for its low cost and reliability. Many of these switches have found their way into IT troubleshooting tool kits over the years for good reason.


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TRENDnet TEG-S80g Rear View

TRENDnet TEG-S80g 8-Port Unmanaged Gigabit Switch Review – GREENnet

The TRENDnet TEG-S80g 8-port unmanaged gigabit switch features low power consumption and a metal chassis along with 16gbps switching



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TP-LINK TL-SG1008D Front View

TP-LINK TL-SG1008D Review – Unmanaged 8-Port Gigabit Switch

The TP-LINK TL-SG1008D is an inexpensive unmanaged 8-port gigabit Ethernet switch. It clearly focuses on lowering costs which is OK. For $28 it certainly achieves those goals.


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Custom Firmware for Mellanox OEM Infiniband Cards – RDMA in Windows Server 2012

Build custom firmware for your Mellanox ConnectX-2 InfiniBand card from Dell, Sun, or HP to enable RDMA in Windows 2012



Mellanox MHEA28-XTC

How To Configure IPoIB with Mellanox HCAs – Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS

A quick how-to guide on configuring IPoIB with Mellanox HCAs using Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS. Get up and running in only a few minutes.


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Netgear ProSafe GS105 Gigabit Switch Front

Netgear ProSafe GS105 Review (v4) 5-port Gigabit Switch – Small and Practical

Our Netgear ProSafe GS105 Review using the v4 revision. The Netgear GS105 is a 5-port gigabit Ethernet switch that uses very little power and is small!