[FoRK] Amazon S3 storage service

Eugen Leitl < eugen at leitl.org > on > Thu Mar 16 12:13:13 PST 2006

On Thu, Mar 16, 2006 at 11:56:35AM -0800, Joe Barrera wrote:

> I haven't touched this shit in ages but as I remember, the 1500 MTU of
> Ethernet was a real drag on architectures with pages bigger than

We do have Ethernet switches with jumbo (8k) frame support now.

> 1024* because it meant you always had to do one more memory copy.

I never understood why DMA and zero-copy protocol stacks are not more common.
IB does it, why can't Ethernet?

> Has anything changed in the past 15-20 years?

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