January 13, 2012

DCB 101 - Priority-based Flow Control

DCB - Data Center Bridging is set of standard which defines 4 set of independent technologies/concepts to pretty much make Ethernet lossless, hence to support storage traffic. We will not go into a debate over FCoE, whether you should consider a single fabric for both storage and “standard/Ethernet” traffic in your data center design strategy or go a more traditional way. As we said earlier, DCB is a set of standards, actually a set of 4 standards, which we will depict over the “DCB 101” posts series. ... Read more