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Channel bonding
also called "Ethernet bonding" and has 2 more synonyms

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  1. a computer networking arrangement in which two or more network interfaces on a host computer are combined for redundancy or increased throughput

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 25, 2008
  2. For this reason, channel bonding is sometimes also called RAIN, or "redundant array of independent network interfaces"

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  3. On Ethernet interfaces, channel bonding requires assistance from both the Ethernet switch and the host computer's operating system, which must "stripe" the delivery of frames across the network interfaces in the same manner that I/O is striped across

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 25, 2008
  4. See also EtherChannel and 802.3ad (link aggregation)

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  5. the use multiple links combined to work as though they offered a single, higher-bandwidth link

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  6. Multiple dial-up links over POTS can be channel-bonded together in the same manner and can come closer to achieving their aggregate bandwidth than routing schemes which simply load-balance outgoing network connections over the links

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 25, 2008
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