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Faster Ethernet  

 
Nuvistor
(@nuvistor)
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For those who want a faster LAN this is the v1.00 spec of 800Gb/s Ethernet, it’s just been published so products not yet available.

Its something for the likes of Google and other large “Cloud” providers, it just a leap from the early Xerox Thick Ethernet at 10Mb/s with taps on the half inch coax only allowed at nodes along the cable each with an expensive tap. I used to install that type many years ago.

https://ethernettechnologyconsortium.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/800G-Specification_r1.0.pdf

 

The “Ethernet Technology Consortium” is the new name for the “25 Gigabit Ethernet Consortium”

 

Frank

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Posted : 07/04/2020 7:02 am
Cathovisor
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Ah yes, "Thicknet" cabling and "vampire taps", complete with their own AUI. We had that at TC for one of the early Sport data systems back in the 80s. I remember it well. 

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Posted : 07/04/2020 9:03 am