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networking:fibre_channel [2017/02/05 22:43] (current)
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|+||Why fibre channel is better for DDT (direct data transfers) ELI5-Style.|
|+||Let's say that you need to send a package to Joe across town. You don't know how to get to Joe's house, but you know that he lives on 123 Mersenne St. You put the package in the mailbox (it's a really big mailbox). |
|+||This is how Ethernet works. |
|+||Let's say, however that Joe lives just down the street and not across town. Since you can now see the mailman take your box while standing at the mailbox, you can line up as many boxes as the mailman can carry and be sure that they are going to get there (because you can watch him take them there). |
|+||Bam. ELI5-Style. |