I am planing to buy a switcher to link 2 servers each with 2 NICs (Intel Corporation I350 Gigabit Network Connection).
I read that "balance-rr is the only mode were one single TCP connection can actually reach 2 Gb/s" in Does linux balance-rr (bond mode=0) work with all switches? . And it also says "actually balance-rr and balance-xor works just fine without any further switch configuration on any other switches than Cisco".
So, will Cisco
SG100 work for
balance-rr or I have to choose either
SG200 or other Unmanaged Switches like D-link
I think NFS should use 1 connections for each file request, so even if I choose other bonding modes(2,4,5,6), in reality the speed will still faster than 1GB/s when I
cp files between 2 Servers. Is this right ?
Also, I wonder whether
Samba will suffered for windows clients as that post says "CIFS doesn't play well with balance-rr".