Latency is the time period between a signal being sent and a signal being received

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I am seeking to create a map of latency between all sites on my global network - are there any tools out there that can do this? [on hold]

To do some strategic planning of my Global WAN and understand where there are constraints in my Global WAN, I am seeking to get a picture a matrix of latency between each site and every other site. ...
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Why do tracert latencies not add up to ping latency?

One might expect the sum of the tracert latencies to equal 267ms:
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Email duplicated from Barracuda Cloud layer?

Incoming email to our domain first goes to the Barracuda Cloud Protection Layer before being passed to our local Barracuda 300 antispam appliance. It then goes to our email server (CommuniGate). ...
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Apache has a long lag before responding

I have an Apache server on CentOS that occasionally takes 1-5 seconds to serve a file, including a text file that is 2 characters. I have a JMeter test that gets a few different types of files, and ...
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When hosting a video chat app, is there automatically any way to go back through and find thorough bandwidth/latency logs?

We're using Adobe Media Server 5.0 and Windows Server 2008 R2. The client is running swfs that connect to an app on the AMS and allow people to talk. Aside from any logging statements we put in ...
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exchange accounts on outlook 2010 freeze randomly due to high latency

One of our clients is running a windows SBS server 2011, with users in both a TS environment and local lan computer access. This is a small environment with approximately 35 users. The symptoms we ...
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Dedicating a server for latency test

I've created a server to test bandwidth from employees working remote (using speedtest.net mini), but was wondering if anyone knew of a way to setup some software in linux to test latency and possibly ...
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My redis' fork time is slow and impact query performance a little. What should I do to check?

I used redis with RDB option only. It used 2GB of memory. When it forked, it used about 10 seconds to completely save the file. When I check up with redis.io site, I found this latency stat: - Linux ...
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Network Latency and Timing as shown by Chrome

I'm trying to understand why a static image being served by IIS is taking ~ 182 ms to load. Using chrome I captured the following timing information. When I request the same image by opening ...
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Microwave Link Latency

An internet provider installed us a microwave link: The issue is that: The ping from our side to the gateway is about 1-2 ms, which is great, but it remains like this for only 12 hours, then it ...
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Network Latency over WAN

Let me take a minute to explain the background of the challenge I am facing. My company has offices in US and Asia. The users work on large CAD files. The office in US has NAS (Network Attached ...
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How to investigate initial server response latency (2.9s) of wordpress/nginx site?

I infer it takes roughly 3 seconds to build HTML and send it back. Is there something obvious that I am missing? Hardware: 2 CPU, 4 GB RAM, 100 gb HDD Stack: Fresh CentOS, Nginx, Wordpress DD perf ...
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How do I choose servers to minimize latency to a critical third-party service?

I would like to spin up a cloud server that has the minimum possible ping to a third-party service. Do you just get on AWS and keep making servers in new Availability Zones until the ping is good ...
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Jitter Calculation

I have recently come across the term Jitter in the RFC3550 [page 40]. I have a question regarding this, that what if I add all the Jitter(J) values that I get after receiving each packet and in the ...
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ESXi - What could be the cause of high write latency on a local datastore?

I have a ESXi 5.5 server and I'm experiencing high write latency on a local datastore. This datastore is on a virtual disk provided by a RAID card (two SATA disks on RAID 1). When I copy large ...
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Simulating latency to a URL using ipfw

How can I simulate latency to a single URL? I tried following to simulate latency to a single URL by adding a ipfw rule. sudo ipfw add pipe 1 ip from myurl.com to any #(response of running above ...
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Amazon Ec2 with LAMP and RDS: how to easely replicate in different regions

I'm a newbie about Amazon cloud and I need an help in order to reduce the geographically latency of a website. I have an Amazon Ec2 with LAMP and RDS in EU Irland. I wish to have the same ...
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CentOS Latency High Troubleshooting

I have two CentOS servers connected via a 10 Gb fiber optic cable with a network emulator connected between them. All three units sit on a desk in the lab. There is also a regular 1 Gbit Ethernet ...
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what is acceptable datastore latency on VMware ESXi host?

Looking at our performance figures on our existing VMware ESXi 4.1 host at the Datastore/Real-time performance data Write Latency Avg 14 ms Max 41 ms Read Latency Avg 4.5 ms Max 12 ms People ...
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Why my 2nd ip from traceroute is not answering the ping anymore? [closed]

My Internet is really laggy today, I did a tracerout and I realize that I'm having no answer from an ip at the beginning of the traceroute. see: Tracing route to 12.129.202.154 over a maximum of 30 ...
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Unexplained Packets being dropped

I have two servers one sending large amounts of data to the other, we are noticing that one server is sending data to the other but the receiving server is missing some of the data or packets. I am ...
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Latency on intermediate network

For the past week I have noticed that most of the times pages running on my server are very slow. Sometimes they load quickly, but only about 15% of the time. Using an online traceroute tool I have ...
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Disk latency within a virtual machine

I've been looking at some performance issues on a clustered virtual machine in our organisation. Actually this problem seems to affect most of the virtual machines I have looked at. Both host and VM ...
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Unicorn rails server with Apache

I'm looking for the best setup to use in conjunction with Unicorn. Are there clear advantages or disadvantages to using Unicorn rails server with Apache? Should I consider using NGINX? I'm concerned ...
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High latency on domain with CDN

High latency on domain with CDN I have problems with latency on my server, these are the tests I made with blitz.io Latency album http://imgur.com/a/bCmwo I would uploaded images here but it ...
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Hosted Network Latency

Background I have a new hosted, dedicated database server behind a dedicated firewall (Cisco ASA 5505 Sec+). The plan is to have a virtual (aka "cloud") web server or two on the other side of the ...
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Amazon EC2 and Amazon RDS in Same Network

We have deployed our application in EC2 instance and our database is in RDS which is db.m2.2xlarge. I see some minor slowness in our application when compare to our QA environment where has both ...
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Appropriate network monitoring tool(s) for logging hiccups

I have a customer who has problems with our software crashing from time to time. Unfortunately, if you unplug the network cable in the middle of a transaction our software will crash every time and ...
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Is it bad for latency to have ping running 24/7? [closed]

I want to display my avg latency time for whatever connection I currently have to the internet in a widget. Would having ping run continuously make my connection suffer?
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General network slowness, cause appears to be SBS 2008 generating DCOM errors

I've got a weird issue with a small business network; mostly XP clients, with some 7, and an SBS 2008 server. It runs on a 24 port Dell switch. Ping times from workstation to workstation, as well as ...
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2 cisco 1941's, high latency during low network load

We have a point to point connection between 2 cisco 1941, the weird thing is that during low bandwith usage we experience high latency (peaks of 200+ ms, when 8-20 is normal) we currently use a ...
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high load, many session stunnel tuning?

Is there’s anyway to tune stunnel or what’s the best practice you would recommend for high load stunnel env? I have a bit more than 100 sessions defined in stunnel.conf. It appears that clients ...
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how to disable MSI on tg3 driver?

got some new HP DL380p G8 for Centos. What's the correct options to disable MSI for the onboard Broadcom NICs? I tried disable_msi in modprobe.conf.local and it doesn't work. Thanks Will
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Latency, Nginx & PHP-FPM

I have a high load dynamic PHP web service which I have recently moved from Apache2 to Nginx and PHP-FPM. I am finding that the average request latency has increased from 0.5s to 1s since the move. ...
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35 times increased latency between data send rate of 1 millisecond vs 100 microseconds. WHY?

Experiment hping -S --data 100 -c 100 10.56.1.2 -i u100 round-trip min/avg/max = 0.5/14.0/15.8 ms hping -S --data 100 -c 100 10.56.1.2 -i u1000 round-trip min/avg/max = 0.3/0.4/4.8 ms Observation: ...
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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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how to determine whether network switching equipment latency is OK for VDI delivery?

Is there a good (proper) way to test whether network switching in place is good enough for VDI delivery? I read a Cisco UCS whitepaper that stated that they observed 3.2 ms latency across their test ...
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FTP Transfers Slow Between 2 Servers

Between 2 dedicated servers, hosted in 2 different DCs (different companies), the FTP upload speeds are always much slower than the max connection speed. Specs: Windows 2008 on both. Quad core/8 GB ...
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High latency/drops between Cisco switches in two locations. How to troubleshoot?

I'm receiving user complaints about poor network application performance between two parts of a large warehouse facility. The software is a curses-based terminal application running on a Linux server. ...
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sssd and ldap authentication cache

On our box running OpenSUSE 12.2 we have installed OpenLDAP and sssd daemon. We are using these two services for user authentication. Recently we created a script which creates new web-users for our ...
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Measuring network latency

I want to measure performance of the network, especially latency. We are performing stress tests of a system that sends live audio / video data over the network. When there are multiple simultaneous ...
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Best practices on lowering latency between two endpoints [duplicate]

I would like to know what tools or what kind of calculation should be made in order to find the lower latency possible between two points physically distant. For example: Ping time from Europe to ...
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reduce initial SSH communication messages

The situation: we have some manager servers in Japan which connects to servers in Amsterdam. Since the latency between JP and EU could reach 300ms, the initial login can take up to 6 seconds. Although ...
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Effect of latency on page load

What effect can a latency of 100 ms have on a page load time? If a 100 KB file is served from two locations with latencies of 100ms and 200ms respectively, will the difference in load time be just ...
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Trans-atlantic VOIP

We're a Canadian business on the east coast and will soon be opening up a new call centre in Australia. This new call centre will be handling our graveyard shift and will be overlapping with the ...
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Low Latency for Google compared to servers located with in my country [closed]

When i ping google.co.in its showing 11.1 ms as average ping www.google.co.in PING www.google.co.in (173.194.36.63) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from bom04s02-in-f31.1e100.net ...
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Amazon's ELB + Instances = High Latency?

I have a single instance running which is sitting behind their load balancer. When I use apache's benchmark utility and point it at the instance the response time is more often than not, under 50ms. ...
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Remote Desktop Software with low latency for thin clients [closed]

I'm currently using a thin client with the following specification: I am searching for Remote Desktop software that will allow me to have a very low latency for audio quality on my thin clients. ...
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Can VPNs reduce latency? [duplicate]

I've found a common subject in forums asking about using VPNs to reduce latencies between the gamers and the game servers. I've even found some blog posts confirming this. From my understanding, ...
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How to compare RDP latency?

For a remote Windows desktop solution, accessed from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, I want to evaluate various options. What currently comes into my mind: EC2, Ireland Azure Virtual Machine, Ireland ...