• Subject: Re: Tape drive access
  • From: John Hall <jhall@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 10 Jul 1998 17:39:44 -0400
  • Organization: Home Sales Co.

Stone, Brad V (TC) wrote:
> 
> I just thought about this some more.  Can you imagine they type of
> bandwidth you'd need to restore a tape or something from one machine to
> another using a remote device... holy smokes.
> 
Yeah and its called 100 megabit.

Lets see 100mbit/sec ~ 10mbyte/sec ~ 600mbyte/minute

600 mbyte/minute at 10% ethernet throughput = 60 mbyte/minute

How fast do you need or is my math all screwed up ?

Not as fast as SCSI but fast enough in a pinch.

John Hall
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