In computer networking and computer science, bandwidth, network bandwidth, data bandwidth, or digital bandwidth is a measure of available or consumed data communication resources expressed in bits/second or multiples of it (kilobits/s, megabits/s etc.).

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How to analyze bytes transferred over a group of servers?

We have around 50 virtual machines. I installed collectd, graphite and grafana and we have some traffic statistics like these: That produces a graph like this: The lines are incoming and outgoing ...
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Does RAM consumption use Network Bandwidth?

I have created a software which is being accessed by remote users through RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol). Application Platform : C# 3.5 - Windows Form Current Server that i am using : Windows Server ...
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Calculation of Xeon server memory bandwidth

I am looking at a dual socket server based on the Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2640 v3 @ 2.60GHz The configuration looks like this. 4 memory channels per socket DIMMs are 8x32 GB DDR4 2133/1866 modules ...
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Dynamic throttling of bandwidth

I am planning on setting up streaming server. Streaming is done kind of like YT does it; there will be a large number of audio content and each user can listen to it right on the website. In order ...
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Access database using Public External IP - Bandwidth

In an amazon EC2 instance, we pay for each GB of data transfer in/out. Which means, when are sent to server, it's data transfer in. When a user access some website hosted there, data is being ...
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How does a router without QoS decide bandwidth distribution?

I've been searching for this and from what little I've found modern day routers try to balance internet bandwidth as fairly as possible. (I'm using a Asus AC66U myself) For example, if I have a 100 ...
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How reliable is /sys/class/net/eth0/statistics/rx_bytes for bandwidth statistics?

I found this script at https://github.com/Cosmologist/collectd-network-bandwidth-usage. <Plugin exec> Exec user "/tmp/exec-network-bandwidth-usage.sh" "eth0" </Plugin> It runs a ...
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What's the fastest way of getting data into an AWS Lambda?

I have something I'll call a "microservice" running on AWS Lambda (using node.js). Basically it serves up condensed summaries drawn from a few hundred megabytes of binary blob. There are a lot of ...
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How to do traffic shaping (rate limiting) with TC per OpenVPN client

This question is related to another question with a great answer and script from @Oliver. The goal: I want to modify/extend the script provided in this answer to suit my requirements, which are as ...
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How to choose AWS EC2 instance with highest bandwidth for downloads?

I am about to create a new Ubuntu Server EC2 instance. However, there appears to be very little information regarding the bandwidth available for each instance type. The server will be primarily used ...
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Limit incoming and outgoing bandwidth and latency in linux

I realise many similar questions have already been asked, but so far I've yet to find a solution to my problem. I have a virtual linux server (running Debian Squeeze) that I use for testing of ...
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TC not classifying packets correctly based on iptables MARK

I have machineA that is connected to the internet via eth0. MachineB on the other hand is connected to machineA through a mesh and is connected to the internet via machineA. I am trying to give lower ...
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Track what is causing AWS RDS to use insanely high bandwidth

We are having a high traffic (100K hit/day) Drupal news website hosted on AWS. Its behind cloudflare & 2 Load Balanced Varnish servers. For some reason the bandwidth usage is very high for RDS. ...
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Automatically Call a Script when a New User Connects and Bandwidth Shape the Connection

I hope this is easy The following script called up.sh works perfect when I run it from the command line as root. However, instead of manually calling this script each time a new user connects to ...
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Windows server 2012 r2 network speed to computer is limited to ~30mbps

We have recently installed Windows Server 2012 R2 in our school. I noticed, that bandwidth to one client is somehow limited to around 30mbps. This server is gateway to internet. When we had UNIX ...
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pfsense inter vlan slow speed

In our company we use pfsesne 2.3 as a router. Problem is with inter-vlan transfer, which is very slow about 150kbit/s in both ways. Its very strange , network is 1GB , transfers inside vlan's are god ...
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Bash Script Not Working

I hope this is an easy answer Problems: I placed the following bash script called learn-address.sh in the following folder: vi /etc/openvpn/netem/learn-address.sh Added the following (2) ...
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Tune windows for high latency/high bandwidth tcp transfers

How can I speed up my Windows 7 tcp file transfers over a 100 mbps link between Chicago and London? Right now, I am transferring two 4GB files in two sftp sessions. Each file transfer is running at a ...
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AWS, Bandwidth and content delivery

My question is about Virtual Machines and delivering their content over the servers connection to the internet. I have an Ec2 windows instance, and its network connection appears to be 100mbps If I ...
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Does a Bonded NIC need more than one internet connection to be effective?

As I understand it, a "Bonded NIC" has two purposes: Redundancy in the event of a NIC failure Additional bandwidth The former would only protect against an internet connection failure in the event ...
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AWS - How to limit outward traffic amount? [closed]

I want to exploit the AWS free tier to learn and do some personal projects. However what worries me is the bandwidth limitation. Specifically, the AWS free tier FAQ states that "15 GB of bandwidth out ...
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how to monitor client bandwidth in saas app?

I am building a SaaS which allows customers there own space. They get a subdomain but they can also add their own custom domain by setting their CNAME to my server. The subdomains and custom domains ...
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Measuring 40Gbe performance

I've connected two hosts via a 40Gbe fibre link and would like to determine a baseline for data transfer between them. I'm seeing relatively low speeds (~620MB/s). It seems that the signalling rate is ...
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Bandwidth throttling linux to external subnets

I am looking to start up a new open-source mirror for my enterprise, but would also be interested in opening it up for external clients as well. However, for obvious reasons, I would like to limit ...
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How to determine AWS EC2 network performance?

I am using an AWS EC2 Ubuntu instance that was set up and configured by someone else (i.e. I do not have access to the management console). This instance is primarily used to download files and sync ...
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Set a upper bandwidth limit for Infiniband HCAs

I have to deal with PCIe congestion and I need to find a way to reduce PCIe traffic. I get several IB cards in one node (among other PCIe devices). HCAs are FDR Infiniband. Putting those HCAs in FDR-...
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What's the catch for unlimited bandwidth for VPS? [closed]

I need to choose some VPS packages, so I started to google a lot of VPS companies. Typically, a VPS package should have a limited bandwidth(or say traffic, data transfer), such as 2TB, 3TB, etc. Then ...
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Hardware choosing and Bandwidth limitations on NGINX reverse proxy on a VPS?

Good afternoon friends. We are currently growing our infrastructure of a SaaS application and require 2 app dedicated servers, each running multiple instances of a nodejs application. The company ...
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When downloading two files, why does the second one not suddenly speed up after the first one finishes? [closed]

I have noticed that when I am downloading several files at a time, and one of them finishes, the bandwidth that it was consuming is not immediately apportioned to the others. For example, if I have ...
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ISP provides 400MB connection but behind iptables firewall I only get about 150MB

I have COX communications as my ISP and I have a 400 MB connection at work. I have had for years an iptables firewall I setup that runs great. CPU Info Intel® Core™ i5-2400 Processor (6M Cache, 3.10 ...
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pfsense 2.0 traffic priority - set full priority for single host

I have a network with several computers all on the same network and since I have very limited bandwidth I would like to prioritize traffic almost like a CPU scheduler prioritize processes. Example: ...
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My Ubuntu 10.04 server kills all WAN bandwidth when it's attached to my LAN. Where do you begin troubleshooting?

First I should say that my Linux knowledge is minimal; just enough to set up some servers (Apache, Tomcat, Couch, etc). I built a MiniITX server to host some simple sites, act as an SSH tunnel while I'...
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Does anyone know the bandwidth available for different EC2 Instances?

Hi I have heard that the small EC2 instances are limited to around 35mbit/s. Does anyone have any figures for the different instance types and the size of their pipes? We will be planning on using ...
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How to perform upload bandwidth test with youtube before live stream?

I understand that it is recommended to perform a bandwidth test before starting a youtube live stream. So that we can select appropriate encode parameters for the stream. I do know that there are ...
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bandwidth monitoring by TCP/UDP port on Cisco 2960 or Linux

We have an international line between two sites with limited bandwidth. I want to monitor bandwidth usage between the two sites, and understand which type of traffic consumes the most. Ideally I ...
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What determines the maximum throughput of a Cisco router?

I'm looking at Cisco's documentation on the issue http://www.cisco.com/web/partners/downloads/765/tools/quickreference/routerperformance.pdf and I'm having a hard time getting the numbers to add up. ...
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Measure goodput before sending a response

My idea is to make it possible for web applications working on slower connections to fallback on alternative smaller asset versions(like images, videos, etc.). HTTP Live Streaming has similar behavior ...
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How can I find what file/user is consuming all the bandwidth on an SMB share? [closed]

I manage a windows server (2012 R2) that has an SMB share used by people across my company. Recently, people have been complaining that the share is slow, and I'm seeing that the network bandwidth is ...
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What is “full bi-section bandwidth” on AWS

Could somebody explain the concept "full bi-section bandwidth" in the context of AWS? I've seen the term mentioned in several places (Placement Groups, VPC peering). Say, I launch four c4.8xlarge (10 ...
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Scaling applications with heavy bandwidth needs

I've read 'youtube-architecture' but still do not understand one point. Assume I have a bit bigger content to deliver and one load balancer (nginx) points via reverse proxying to e.g. 10 back-end ...
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R1Soft Backup Very Slow?

Good evening Server Fault! I was recently contracted to help a company clean up and consolidate their network\server equipment, and I'm kind of stuck on one issue. I set them up with a new r1soft box ...
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Slow HTTP Throughput with NGinx

I had an issue the other day and you guys were very helpful. I've been racking my brain on this one for over a week. Basically, I have several nginx servers reverse proxying a python application ...
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Wordpress website consuming huge bandwidth on 404 pages

I am running a website on Wordpress and there is a lot of bandwidth consumption because of hits on 404. image showing the url being targeted to generate 404.. I am sure that the url "/wp-includes/...
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Bandwidth limits for Amazon EC2

I have a micro instance on Amazon EC2 cloud. Also the instance is small and it has vary low CPU and EAM usage but it generates a lot of content, so it can be considered like a web server serving ...
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Fortigate bandwidth monitoring

I have a Fortigate 200B with Forti OS 5.0. How can I watch the total bandwidth being used by my unit both incoming and outgoing? Thanks
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Wondershaper does not work

I am using wondershaper to limit download upload speed. What it does is, it limits download but then it blocks upload. I have an 1 gbit connection and I want to limit it's download speed to 500 mbps ...
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Baidu Spider causing 3Gb of traffic a day - but I do business in China

I'm in a difficult situation, the Baidu spider is hitting my site causing about 3Gb a day worth of bandwidth. At the same time I do business in China so don't want to just block it. Has anyone else ...
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What is normal / expected Azure bandwidth

We are assisting a customer with their first Azure setup which is an Azure A3 server in Northern Europe running Windows 2012 R2, II7 and SQL along with their own application. The customer actually ...
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Rsync Throttle Upload Bandwidth --bwlimit=KBPS

I am looking to throttle the upload speed of my file transfers during an rsync process. Does --bwlimit=KBPS mean it sets the internet transfer speed, or the hard drive disk write speed? --bwlimit=...