Favorite Speed Test Systems

Steven Miano mianosm at gmail.com
Mon Dec 5 15:58:35 UTC 2016


First, you only get down from fast.com not up - so the up/down is a bit
suspect there.

Second, this is a more 'real world' test than iperf - if you want to ensure
that your NIC is operating at the rated speed I'd imagine you'd have the
ability to setup an iperf target and check Layer2/Layer3 transfer
speeds/etc.

Third, you should really look into that if you are 1 hop away and getting
that type of speed. Clearly you deserve better. ;-)

80Mbps result (with comparison link if you don't like that one):
http://i.imgur.com/Cnr92Ag.png - of course I'm on a 240Mbps WAN connection:

*Last Result:*
Download Speed: *236960* kbps (29620 KB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: *22991* kbps (2873.9 KB/sec transfer rate)
Latency: *12* ms
Jitter: *2* ms
12/5/2016, 10:57:56 AM

(Those results are from my provider in the Tampa Bay area at:
speedtest.bhn.net).

~Steven

On Mon, Dec 5, 2016 at 10:51 AM, Josh Reynolds <josh at kyneticwifi.com> wrote:

> A lot of people have crappy performance to those. For example, from a 10G
> server to fast.com I was pulling around 9Mbps up/down. 1 hop away from a
> Netflix open connect appliance.
>
> On Dec 5, 2016 9:49 AM, "Steven Miano" <mianosm at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> fast.com is a dead fast/simple download result page.
>>
>> ...also with a huge customer base - it is often closer to
>> speedtest.<ISP>.net|com than some of those others.
>>
>> There is also a speedtest-cli available on Linux/MacOS (via Brew).
>>
>> On Mon, Dec 5, 2016 at 9:50 AM, Graham Johnston <johnstong at westmancom.com
>> >
>> wrote:
>>
>> > For many years we have had a local instance of the Ookla speedtest.net
>> on
>> > our network, and while it is pretty good some other tests seem include
>> more
>> > detailed results.
>> >
>> > I am aware of the following speedtest systems that an operator can
>> likely
>> > have a local instance of:
>> >
>> > *         Speedtest.net
>> >
>> > *         Sourceforge.net/speedtest
>> >
>> > *         Dslreports.com/speedtest
>> >
>> > Are there others? What is your preferred one and why?
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> > Graham
>> >
>> >
>>
>>
>> --
>> Miano, Steven M.
>> http://stevenmiano.com
>>
>


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