Latency matters. Even in small quantities and thinking about storage networking just in IOPS without thinking about latency is like thinking of disks just in size but not in IOPS. The impact of latency isn't just a theoretical one, as some observers suggest.

This latency thing wasn't such a problem in the past. You've only talked about it, when cabling over longer distances (100km for example) came into the focus. But with the increased popularity of SSD this starts to be a problem. No ... it's already a problem. I just want to guide you through a thought game to show you this challenge.
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