Any idea if there is a technical difference between the two types of Fiber in regards to the bandwidth? we will have a services running through out the building (240 m high),
Both single and multi mode are giving the same bandwidth? 1 G or 10 G??
Thanks Leo, i'm aware of the distance difference,
I'm concerning more about the bandwidth, is both types are using the same capacity? i.e we can get 10 GB speed from both types?
is the number of cores are the same in both? there will be a lot of services apps will be running over the link so I want to make sure,
WHICH WILL HANDLE MORE BANDWIDTH AND SPEED?
Fibre optic, whether it's single-mode or multi-mode, can handle speeds of 100 Mbps, 1-, 10-, 40- and 100 Gbps. I haven't even touched SAN speed.
The main thing to consider are the following:
1. Use the same type of patch cord. You don't use SM in one end and MM in the other.
2. Use the same speed of module. You don't have 100BaseFx in one end and 1 Gbps module in the other and hope that the 1 Gbps can "auto negotiate". Not going to happen.
3. It doesn't matter if you use different terminating ends: SC, LC, ST. They are just the ends and don't have any implications to speed.
4. OM1, OM2, OM3 and OM4. It DOES make a difference.
|Transmission Standards||100 Mb Ethernet||1 Gb (1000 Mb) Ethernet||10 Gb Ethernet||40 Gb Ethernet||100 Gb Ethernet|
|OM1 (62.5/125)||up to 2000 meters (FX)||275 meters (SX)||33 meters (SR)||Not supported||Not supported|
|OM2 (50/125)||up to 2000 meters (FX)||550 meters (SX)||82 meters (SR)||Not supported||Not supported|
|OM3 (50/125)||up to 2000 meters (FX)||550 meters (SX)||300 meters (SR)||100 meters||100 meters|
|OM4 (50/125)||up to 2000 meters (FX)||1000 meters (SX)||550 meters (SR)||150 meters||150 meters|