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.
Read more at: Revenge of the LAG: Networks in Paradise