Questions tagged [topology]

For questions about network topology, where a network topology is the arrangement of a network, including its nodes and connecting lines.

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What is the N½ value of a network?

In the context of HPC interconnect networks (Infiniband, OmniPath, ...), I've come across the notion of the N½ value of the network, which is supposedly some performance number. What is this number? ...
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Windows Server Physical Connection [closed]

Im new here and just starting to learn about windows server, i'm very curious to know regarding the physical topology of a server based network (windows), lets say i want to install a complete ...
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What type of routing algorithm is typically used in the fat-tree topology?

I've read several artical about it, but can't seem to understand this. What sort of routing algorithm is typically used in the fat-tree topology?
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what is the industry standard meaning of “flat network”

I have typically known 'flat network' to be a non-vlan network, typically a single /24. We have a new hire (security analyst) at my company and he asked the desktop support supervisor if he had "...
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What are the NAT boxes for in the topogogy?

The full topology is on page 7 I do not understand why the NAT boxes are only connected to edge. Why not have links from core to edge carrying traffic without NAT and links from core to A10 then to ...

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