Re: Network throughput: Never get more than 112MB/s über two NICs
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Mon Apr 11 17:56:08 UTC 2011
Am 11.04.2011 um 16:20 schrieb Michael Loftis:
> Most switches load balance based on MAC addresses, not IP, unless it
> is routing the traffic as a Layer 3 switch then you can enable IP
> based load balancing in some of those. Also you might simply be
that was the reason, why we disabled the loadbalancer and tested with plain NICs.
> reaching the limits of your firewall box too you haven't mentioned any
> of it's specs, nor do you seem to have run top while running the iperf
The clients (who running iperf -c <ip>) had a load near zero, they are powerful machines (Sun sparcs) with 8 cores and more. The machine, with 4 Cores (Xeon) who is running "iperf -s", had a load round about ~0.8.
No firewall etc. between the hosts, just plain network :-)
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