Knowledge Base

Title Authors Last Update Category
CERN - High Speed Interconnect Server

Browse through some of the technologies and functions used in high-performance data acquisition systems for high-energy physics experiments.

April 13, 2005 External Links
Clause 24: 100BASE-X Physical Coding Sublayer (PCS)

An overview of the 100BASE-TX PCS created by the UNH-IOL.

January 1, 2004 Tutorials
Clause 28 & 40 Auto-Negotiation: An Introduction to the Auto-Negotiation process Jeff Lapak

A brief introduction to auto-negotiation created by the UNH-IOL.

January 1, 2004 Tutorials
Clause 28 Auto-Negotiation

A brief tutorial the covers the basics behind Clause 28:Auto-Negotiation.

June 29, 2012 Tutorials
Clause 28 Auto-Negotiation Basic Introduction Matthew Hersh

View this for a basic introduction to Copper and Fiber Ethernet Auto-Negotiation.

August 5, 2005 Tutorials
Clause 37: Auto-Negotiation David Estes

An introduction to the Clause 37 Auto-Negotiation Process.

January 1, 2004 Tutorials
Clause 40 Auto-Crossover White Paper Matthew Hersh

A brief tutorial that covers the basics behind the Clause 40 Automatic MDI/MDI-X Configuration.

April 18, 2006 Tutorials
Clause 40: 1000BASE-T Physical Medium Attachment (PMA) Sublayer

1000BASE-T PMA overview (location in the OSI stack, interface with PCS, interface with Auto-Negotiation, PAM-5 Encoding Scheme, PMA Sublayers Functionality and Functions, and PMA Electrical Specifications).

January 1, 2004 Tutorials
Clock Synchronization Terminology Jeff Laird

Terms used when discussing PTP

June 28, 2012 White Papers
Comparison of DCBX Versions Daniel Shea

A comparison of the baseline versus the IEEE standard versions of Data Center Bridging Capabilities Exchange.

September 11, 2012 Tutorials