Evaluate Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering.

Non-blocking architecture

Non-blocking architecture

This article can also be found in the Premium Editorial Download: Storage magazine: Is storage virtualization ready for the masses?

Non-blocking architecture: In the context of a switch, the ability to handle independent packets simultaneously...

because the switch has sufficient internal resources to handle maximum transfer rates from all ports. In a blocking architecture, the switch may become a bottleneck.

This was last published in June 2002

Dig Deeper on Primary storage devices

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

Please create a username to comment.