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I was wondering how would you determine the right number of switches on a network. How would you calculate the delays in the switch.

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closed as not a real question by EEAA, Holocryptic, Ward, Wesley, John Gardeniers Oct 7 '11 at 4:54

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Perhaps you can explain what you mean by the "right" number? –  voretaq7 Oct 7 '11 at 3:02
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Aren't all the cool sysadmins using left-handed switches these days? –  Ward Oct 7 '11 at 3:17
    
Check out this other (closed) question: serverfault.com/q/318626/9278 –  John Gardeniers Oct 7 '11 at 4:54
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As few as possible for the architecture you're designing.

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