Networking performance

Patrick W. Gilmore patrick at
Fri Feb 6 19:17:05 UTC 2009

On Feb 6, 2009, at 1:43 PM, Deric Kwok wrote:

> I would like to ask your professional experience about switch  
> throughput
> I have Gig Switchs eg: H P3400 /3500, cisco c4 948../ dlink
> In their spec, they said that it can handles Gig
> So far, I couldn't see their ports are used up over 200M in mrtg graph
> when I try to transfer 3G size files to files between computers
> ls there any limitation in those switchs?

Those switches do more than 200 Mbps.  (BTW, Are you measuring  
megaBITs or megaBYTES?)

I suspect the machines transfering data, not the switches.


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