Network performance

Index


1. Network performance


2. Performance


3. Measuring network performance


4. Pitfalls to be avoided when measuring network performance


5. Pitfalls to be avoided when measuring network performance


6. Pitfalls to be avoided when measuring network performance


7. System design for better performance


8. System design for better performance


9. Rule 1: CPU speed is more important than network speed


10. Rule 2: Reduce packet count to reduce software overhead


11. Rule 3: Minimise context switches


12. Rule 4: Minimise copying


13. Rule 5: You can buy more bandwidth but not a lower delay


14. Rule 6: Avoiding congestion is better than recovering from it


15. Rule 7: Minimise timeouts


16. Rule 7 (continued)


17. Simulation results of a Pentium 133 MHz


18. Rule 8: Avoid network hardware if possible


19. Experiment conducted on a dual core Opteron using the csn message passingparadigm


20. Throughput of data in relation to buffer size

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21. Results


22. Conclusions


Index

1. Network performance
2. Performance
3. Measuring network performance
4. Pitfalls to be avoided when measuring network performance
5. Pitfalls to be avoided when measuring network performance
6. Pitfalls to be avoided when measuring network performance
7. System design for better performance
8. System design for better performance
9. Rule 1: CPU speed is more important than network speed
10. Rule 2: Reduce packet count to reduce software overhead
11. Rule 3: Minimise context switches
12. Rule 4: Minimise copying
13. Rule 5: You can buy more bandwidth but not a lower delay
14. Rule 6: Avoiding congestion is better than recovering from it
15. Rule 7: Minimise timeouts
16. Rule 7 (continued)
17. Simulation results of a Pentium 133 MHz
18. Rule 8: Avoid network hardware if possible
19. Experiment conducted on a dual core Opteron using the csn message passingparadigm
20. Throughput of data in relation to buffer size
21. Results
22. Conclusions
Index

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