Re: benchmarks ... (was: Re: the purpose of fddi mailing list ...
Ed Arnold <email@example.com> Thu, 29 November 1990 21:05 UTC
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Subject: Re: benchmarks ... (was: Re: the purpose of fddi mailing list ...
Michael Yip (email@example.com) wrote: }As a suggestion, if we can come up with certain benchmarks or series of }benchmarks, then UNH can perform the testing and let everyone know what }the AVERAGE performance of the equipments. If the vendor wishes to make }the benchmark result for that piece of equipment public, then we can }start gathering more and more benchmarks... Just a thought. }Is UNH listening? If they are, I hope they'll: 1) Run the ttcp available from brl.mil:~ftp/pub, and SPECIFY exactly what arguments they used on each end of the connection (unlike some vendors ...). 2) If they want to fool around with running some other version of ttcp they hacked up, that futzes with window size, fine ... but do that in addition to the above. 3) Give us thruput figures for two machines of the same type. This business of presenting a test with multiple machines of differing types receiving data, when not everybody is doing it, makes it difficult to compare. 4) Run the equivalent of an rcp between machines, but exclude the eternal question of `what kind of disks were you running' by copying from memory to memory. 5) Run the tests for both TCP and UDP, and don't play games by excluding checksumming of UDP packets. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Re: benchmarks ... (was: Re: the purpose of fddi … Vernon Schryver
- benchmarks ... (was: Re: the purpose of fddi mail… Michael Yip
- Re: benchmarks ... (was: Re: the purpose of fddi … Ed Arnold