Tag: iperf

Bandwidth Speed, Up / Down and all around

Are you confused about bandwidth, throughput, pipe, upload, download, and the “big words” the “engineers” like to throw out there like; asynchronous, synchronous or “DIA” (Dedicated Internet Access) and how it relates to Internet connection speeds?  You might be surprised that even the “engineers” don’t understand it either and are […]

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Maximizing Network Bandwidth

We recently ran into issues with Broadcom (QLogic) network cards on a few servers.  Turning Jumbo Frames on to increase capacity allowing 9,000 bytes instead of the default 1,500 bytes actually caused us to experience a dramatic reduction in overall capacity and bandwidth.  I used a program called iperf to […]

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