Throughput is the average rate of successfully delivered messages over a communication channel in a given amount of time.

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Issues with sustained traffic with PFSense

Last week we had to replace our PFSense firewall because it had a catastrophic hardware failure. All but one of the NICs were taken out of the old server and put into the new one. The one NIC that was ...
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Finding throuput of CPU and Hardrive on Solaris

How do I find the throughput of a CPU and the hard disk on an OpenSolaris machine? Using mpstat or iostat? I'm having a hard time identifying the throughput if it is given at all in the commands ...
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Throughput tool with decent graphing

I've been looking through some of the tools available for generating traffic to measure maximum network throughput, namely iperf, bwping, ttcp, etc. I am planning on doing throughput tests over a long ...
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Throughput; capacity planning help for C10K like design [duplicate]

I am designing a network service in which clients connect and stay connected -- the model is not far off from IRC less the s2s connections. I could use some help understanding how to do capacity ...
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Expected throughput in Gigabit network

I've been doing some tests with iperf to measure the network throughput between 2 servers (connected back-to-back thru a crossover cable) and I only see 180 to 200 Mbps. I tried different cables and ...
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Max traffic - 1Mbps up

I was wondering how to calculate the maximum traffic/load that I could potentially serve having a 1Mbps up? I know that it depends also on external factors but roughly what would be the max output. ...
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Cisco AS5505 - How reliable is the max-throughput

How reliable are the maximum Cisco throughput numbers from their specs? I am considering to use ASA5505 and I expect a constant load which is around 60-70 % of the specified maximum and peaks around ...