[kwlug-disc] Fast transfer protocol?

John Van Ostrand john at netdirect.ca
Fri Oct 22 14:04:37 EDT 2010


Try using jumbo frames and maybe expand your tcp window.



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Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] Fast transfer protocol?


On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 12:46 PM, Kyle Spaans <3lucid at gmail.com> wrote:


On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 12:41 PM, Khalid Baheyeldin <kb at 2bits.com> wrote:
> Another thing you may want to try, but not sure how fast it can generate
> data is using /dev/urandom as the source and /dev/null as the destination.
> This removes the disk from the equation.
>
> dd if=/dev/urandom ....
>
> Can't think of how to pipe that over a network right now.


Netcat!



Yes!

Still not sure if urandom can generate data as fast as if a large file
cached in RAM would.

Paul can publish the results of his experiments to the list then we will
know for sure ...
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