New transit tests

Diogo Montagner diogo.montagner at gmail.com
Sat Feb 19 22:00:38 CST 2011


Hi Eduardo,

don't expect you will be able to download a single connection at 40Mbps.

Your test will be limited by the latency. You can do some tweak in the
TCP but it will not improve too much considering the latency between
BR and US.

Here are two links which can give you some directions:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Measuring_network_throughput
http://www.speedguide.net/bdp.php

HTH
./diogo -montagner



On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 3:41 AM, Eduardo Schoedler
<eschoedler at viavale.com.br> wrote:
> Hi everyone.
>
> This is my first post here in Nanog.
> First of all, sorry my bad english -- I'm Brazilian.
>
> We are activating a new transit connection with 40 Mbps and I need to test
> it, but here in Brazil all the international transits are weak.
> I'm looking for a server that I can download/upload with full speed at New
> York or Miami, places that this transit have presence in some NAP/IXP
> (interconnections).
> Can be one url with a file of 1GB 'dd' generated file, but the server need
> to have this bandwidth avaliable.
>
> Can someone help me ?
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
> Regards,
>
> --
> Eduardo Schoedler
>
>
>




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