The Raspberry Pi SoCs have always been fascinating devices at a rock bottom price point. For all their potential, one thing has always held them back, IO. With the newly announced Raspberry Pi 4, the Raspberry Pi Foundation finally addresses that issue in a major way.
Networking may be straightforward, but the world of networking terminology is not. I’ve been steeped in the strange lingo of Ethernet for many years, but I still get confused by some of the terms. What’s the difference between 1000BASE-CX, 1000BASE-SX, and 1000BASE-T? In this post, I’m going to tackle this Ethernet network naming convention.