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

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DMZ configuration and firewall throughput

I've been asked to look into placing a firewall between a webserver (Debian/Apache/PHP) in the DMZ and a backend MySQL database to achieve "isolation". Right now, iptables is running on the MySQL ...
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small lan throughput test

My house is Cat6 cabled for ethernet. I want to do some speed measuring. Background: Below the stairs is a small server room for the router, DSL modem, a EEE-Box (ubuntu) and a LaCie-Nas used for ...
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sshd data transfer limit [closed]

What is the limit on sshd connection? How much data can it process?
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Planning trunk capacity for multiple GbE switches [duplicate]

Without measuring throughput (it's at the top of the list; this is just theoretical), I want to know the most standard method for trunking VLANs on multiple Gigabit (GbE) switches to a core Layer 3 ...
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Where would an S3 upload speed cap originate?

I do a ton of uploading to S3 and am experiencing capped speeds and I can't quite figure out how to address it. The setup: Windows Server 2008 R2 x64, external HD, using a Java based upload tool ...
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Debugging IO Limitation

I have a Fedora box with some severe IO limitations which I have no idea how to debug. The server has a Areca Technology Corp. ARC-1130 12-Port PCI-X to SATA RAID Controller with 12 7200 RPM 1.5 TB ...
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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 [closed]

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 ...