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May 27, 2003

Data Transfer Speed on Crossover Cable

I'm going to be making some changes in our system architecture in the next day or two and want to do some measurement to know for sure that I'm actually improving things. The (informal) benchmark I'm looking for is how fast data transfers on a crossover cable between two of our production machines. The crossover cable is being replaced with a switch.

On the crossover a 81,474 KB file takes an average of 38.5 seconds. Around 2117 KB/sec.

Will be interesting to see how that compares to the switch once it's installed.

Posted by mike at May 27, 2003 11:37 PM