Ivan Pepelnjak of ipSpace.net comments:
I’m constantly ranting against large layer-2 domains; recently going as far as saying “we don’t really need all that stuff.” Unfortunately, the IP+Ethernet mentality is so deeply ingrained in every networking engineer’s mind that we rarely ever stop to question its validity.
Let’s fix that and start with the fundamental question: What is Layer-2?
Ivan takes a hard look at the Data Link layer and wonders why we still need it.
Read more at: What Is Layer-2 and Why Do We Need It?