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[RCG]Balthazar
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Posted - 12/15/2011 :  09:41:10 AM  Show Profile  Click to see [RCG]Balthazar's MSN Messenger address  Send [RCG]Balthazar a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
PASADENA, Calif.—Researchers have set a new world record for data transfer, helping to usher in the next generation of high-speed network technology. At the SuperComputing 2011 (SC11) conference in Seattle during mid-November, the international team transferred data in opposite directions at a combined rate of 186 gigabits per second (Gbps) in a wide-area network circuit. The rate is equivalent to moving two million gigabytes per day, fast enough to transfer nearly 100,000 full Blu-ray disks—each with a complete movie and all the extras—in a day.

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http://media.caltech.edu/press_releases/13477

BigDOGGe
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Posted - 12/15/2011 :  8:18:52 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Now if they can just find a way to apply that speed-up technology to our U.S. government...

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KC
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Posted - 12/17/2011 :  09:51:24 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hahaha, smiles at BD ;-}

Those are impressive numbers network numbers indeed.

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