RFC 2121

Issues affecting MARS Cluster Size, March 1997

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https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2121.txt
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Author:
G. Armitage
Stream:
IETF
Source:
ion (int)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC2121

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Abstract

This document provides a qualitative look at the issues constraining a MARS Cluster's size, including the impact of VC limits in switches and NICs, geographical distribution of cluster members, and the use of VC Mesh or MCS modes to support multicast groups. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.


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