Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Networking needs

the choice of network card is usually a foregone conclusion , with Intel’s excellent EtherExpress proappearing in most models. There are other cards, though , and another one to keep on eye out for is 3Com’s Etherlink III.
High data –transfer rates are just one reason for always specifying a SCSI interface for a server ----IDE simply does not have the speed to cope with the enormous workload required of a network. Another advantage is the large number of devices that are possible to connect at one time (usually between nine and 15.)

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