Favorite Speed Test Systems

Josh Reynolds josh at kyneticwifi.com
Mon Dec 5 16:27:54 UTC 2016


I was thinking they tested up too, but still..

Never had good performance testing to them upon release. Good connectivity
with several diverse upstreams.

Always had better results with beta.speedtest.

YMMV

On Dec 5, 2016 9:59 AM, "Steven Miano" <mianosm at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
>>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Miano, Steven M.
> http://stevenmiano.com
>


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