Re: [TLS] Justification

Martin Rex <mrex@sap.com> Wed, 12 May 2010 21:32 UTC

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From: Martin Rex <mrex@sap.com>
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To: ynir@checkpoint.com (Yoav Nir)
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Yoav Nir wrote:
> 
> 802.15.4 networks operate at 10-40 kbps. A kilobyte takes just
> under a second at low power, or a quarter second at full power.

There is the theoretical maximum bandwith and there is reality.

When I try to exchanges files between my laptop (XP) and my desktop (XP)
through Remote desktop via 54-bit WLan at home I get only ~250KByte/s.
So I keep plugging an RJ45 cable between the gigabit lan sockets whenever
I need to transfer serious amounts of data (which yields ~7 MByte/s)


-Martin