[OmniOS-discuss] best or preferred 10g card for OmniOS

Matthew Lagoe matthew.lagoe at subrigo.net
Mon Mar 30 09:36:52 UTC 2015

Sure was a few years ago when we deployed all our stuff and back then the
sfp+ stuff was ridiculous

-----Original Message-----
From: Doug Hughes [mailto:doug at will.to] 
Sent: Sunday, March 29, 2015 09:04 AM
To: Matthew Lagoe
Cc: 'omnios-discuss'
Subject: Re: [OmniOS-discuss] best or preferred 10g card for OmniOS

On 3/29/2015 9:51 AM, Matthew Lagoe wrote:
> The intel cards are nice but they don't have any cx4 cards so we don't 
> use them. Copper connections have less latency on short links then 
> fiber as you don't have the electric to optical conversion (when done 
> properly)
Do yourself a huge favor and go to the SFP+ direct attach stuff. Longer
lengths, thinner cables, better cables, etc. The switches are becoming
really inexpensive.

(I ordered  pair of the Intel X520 DA2 cards from all of the recommendations
here. I should have them tomorrow)

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