Revenge of the LAG: Networks in Paradise

Chris Wahl of the Wahl Network comments:

I’ve already squashed the loop avoidance myth in the post entitled  vSphere Does Not Need LAG Bandaids  and point out some advantages with Load Based Teaming (LBT). However, I neglect to cover some of the positive impacts that a LAG can have for the rest of your upstream network (kudos to Ivan and Greg for their valuable perspectives).  In this post I play Dr. Jekyll to my Mr. Hyde and review some reasons why you would want to create a LAG on a vSphere host.

After writing about how vSphere doesn’t need a LAG, Chris does his homework to show the advantages of a LAG-based design.

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Tom Hollingsworth

Tom Hollingsworth is a networking professional, blogger, and speaker on advanced technology topics. He is also an organizer for networking and wireless for Tech Field Day.  His blog can be found at https://networkingnerd.net/

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