Analysing traces for performance bottlenecks

Sam Stickland sam_mailinglists at
Tue Jul 15 12:53:45 UTC 2008

A bit more googling has found the Web100 projects NDT 
( I'm currently making a Linux VM that 
can run it. It's useful, but I'm still really after something that can 
do it's type of analysis from a packet capture.


Sam Stickland wrote:
> Hi,
> Are there any packages (or Wireshark options that I've missed) that 
> can follow a TCP stream and determine the limiting factor on 
> throughput. E.g Latency, packet loss, out of sequence packets, window 
> size, or even just the senders rate onto the wire. I know how to 
> analyse a trace by hand for performance issues, but it's relatively 
> time consuming.
> Googling for variations on "Analyse TCP stream limit throughput" 
> didn't find anything.
> Sam

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