Speed Testing and Throughput testing
azher at hep.caltech.edu
Mon Nov 2 23:09:09 UTC 2009
perfsonar livecd offers npad service that remote hosts can connect and
see the performance and results.
TcpOptimizer helps tunning the tcp/ip for windows systems.
nuttcp is good to generate packets/sec.
Nathan Ward wrote:
> On 3/11/2009, at 10:56 AM, Mark Urbach wrote:
>> Anyone have a good solution to get "accurate" speed results when
>> testing at 10/100/1000 Ethernet speeds?
> If you want accuracy, you want to buy a packet generator/router tester
> I just built a tool for a customer (a last-mile network provider) that
> runs a series of iperf tests over several days, and generates a report.
> iperf works well enough, but it seems to be much better when driven by
> humans, vs. driven by scripts.
> I'm not aware of any free tools that do just ethernet frames.
>> Do you have a server/software that customer can test too?
> Not sure what you're after here - do you want to host your own
> speedtest.net-like service so your customers can self-test their
> access links? Does this mean much, or should they be testing against a
> server outside your network?Also, if you host your own service and
> you're talking about 10/100/1000mbit connections, you might want to
> put something in place that prevents several people testing at once.
> Nathan Ward
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