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A History of Local Area Network Technologies

 

A Guide to LAN Technologies.

Technology Rate (bit/s)
LocalTalk 230 kbit/s
Econet 800 kbit/s
Omninet 1 Mbit/s
PC-Network 2 Mbit/s
ARCNET (Standard) 2.5 Mbit/s
Token Ring (Original) 4 Mbit/s
Ethernet (10BASE-X) 10 Mbit/s
Token Ring (Later) 16 Mbit/s
ARCnet Plus 20 Mbit/s
Token Ring IEEE 802.5t 100 Mbit/s
Fast Ethernet (100BASE-X) 100 Mbit/s
FDDI 100 Mbit/s
MoCA 1.0 100 Mbit/s
MoCA 1.1 175 Mbit/s
FireWire (IEEE 1394) 400 400 Mbit/s
HIPPI 800 Mbit/s
Token Ring IEEE 802.5v 1 Gbit/s
Gigabit Ethernet (1000BASE-X) 1 Gbit/s
Reflective Memory or RFM2 (1.25 µs latency) 2 Gbit/s
Myrinet 2000 2 Gbit/s
Infiniband SDR 2 Gbit/s
Quadrics QsNetI 3.6 Gbit/s
Infiniband DDR 4 Gbit/s
Infiniband QD 8 Gbit/s
Infiniband SDR 8 Gbit/s
Quadrics QsNetII 8 Gbit/s
10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GBASE-X) 10 Gbit/s
Myri 10G 10 Gbit/s
Infiniband DDR 16 Gbit/s
Scalable Coherent Interface (SCI) Dual Channel SCI, x8 PCIe 20 Gbit/s
Infiniband SDR 24 Gbit/s
Infiniband QDR 32 Gbit/s
40 Gigabit Ethernet (40GBASE-X) 40 Gbit/s
Infiniband DDR 48 Gbit/s
Infiniband QDR 96 Gbit/s
100 Gigabit Ethernet (100GBASE-X) 100 Gbit/s