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

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What latency can I expect with SDSL?

My company is considering moving some internal infrastructure to my location, that will be accessed, over vpn, from other company locations. Currently we are reluctant to do this because of the ...
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Measure data transfer throughput?

How can I benchmark the network transfer speed of my servers? We already have an existing file server, but it is fairly old. We recently got a donation of a (relatively) newer P4 box, and I wanted to ...
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SONET ADM Latency

Is there published documentation on best-case and worst-case latency added by SONET ADM equipment? Specifically I'm looking for the latency I could expect to be added to an OC-3 piped through these ...
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Level 3 Communications Monitoring

Does Level 3 Communications offer any type of map of current network status? It seems our connection here is getting high latency through their network. Also what is the experience asking them ...
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VPN drops (DPC latency issue)

I am using VPN to connect to work. I am used to listening to streaming music when I am in the office, but when i do that over the VPN, the connect drops. So, no big deal, I just won't use the ...
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How much latency does raid 5 add to transfers?

Your bandwidth/throughput should go up with raid 5, but you will take a bit of hit in latency after you over run the cache, since you need to calculate the parity. Has anybody done a latency test ...
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How can I control the network latency?

My company is developing a network software and its network stability is very important. So my supervisor want me to set up the testing environment for our QA team. I can take care of almost ...
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Tuning NFS for minimum latency

How can I achieve low latency for NFS exports in order to e.g. have developers work nicely in Eclipse/Visual Studio with their workspaces mounted over NFS?
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Latency in Internet connections from Europe to USA

I'm looking for a (cheap) Web hoster. Basically all the hosting providers that I can find, and match my requirements are located in the USA. But my target audience is in (Western-)Europe, I know for ...