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  1. Brian Johnson @thehevy
    Brian Johnson @thehevy at |

    One other note on SR-IOV… It provides a way to represent a single port as multiple PCI virtual functions using a PCI-SIG specification/standard and without having to dedicate / carve up the port in to smaller ports. The VFs can all use the whole 1Gb or 10Gb bandwidth if none of the other VFs are using the port.

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  2. Manfred Meier
    Manfred Meier at |

    Great work and fas!. I have added it to my VMwareDirector under VMworld 2012-News and Network VDS. If you like anyting changed led me know. Manfred

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  3. Manfred Meier
    Manfred Meier at |

    Sorry for the typos, sometimes writing to fast …

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  4. Rickard Nobel
    Rickard Nobel at |

    Good writeup on the new networking features in 5.1. A small note, the BPDU blocking feature is actually available also on the Standard vSwitch and not only on the vDS.

    http://rickardnobel.se/archives/1461

    At least something new for the ordinary vSwitch. :)

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  6. Joe Doe
    Joe Doe at |

    Wahl, great job, you should make a little pdf booklet out of this as complete guide for your readers to download.

    Keep up the good work, love your blog, good content and well written.

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