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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: It's that time of the year again
Date Mon, 17 Apr 2006 18:00:09 GMT
Garrett Rooney wrote:
> 
> I suspect that a significant problem with this sort of project will be
> lack of proper hardware for benchmarking purposes.  From everything
> I've heard it's not all that hard to totally saturate the kind of
> networks you're likely to have sitting around your house with
> commodity hardware and no real effort.  To really benchmark it's going
> to require more stuff than your average college student has lying
> around the house.

LOL - not to mention the converse.  Even when eating all four 1GB network
segments it's quite difficult to saturate anything but the NICs on one of
Sun's T2000 loaner boxes until you add dynamic content to the mix :)

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