Favorite Speed Test Systems

Josh Reynolds josh at kyneticwifi.com
Mon Dec 5 16:28:22 UTC 2016


There was an afmug thread about this exact issue several months ago.

On Dec 5, 2016 9:57 AM, "Mike Hammett" <nanog at ics-il.net> wrote:

> Ah, this is the first I've heard of slow fast.com performance with
> someone actually connected to them. Usually it's an ISP that's a few AS
> hops away from Netflix.
>
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>
> -----
> Mike Hammett
> Intelligent Computing Solutions
>
> Midwest Internet Exchange
>
> The Brothers WISP
>
> ----- Original Message -----
>
> From: "Josh Reynolds" <josh at kyneticwifi.com>
> To: "Steven Miano" <mianosm at gmail.com>
> Cc: "NANOG" <nanog at nanog.org>
> Sent: Monday, December 5, 2016 9:51:30 AM
> Subject: Re: Favorite Speed Test Systems
>
> 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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