[lvs-users] Fwd: Re: setting up LVS for maximum incoming FTP throughput?

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Sat Aug 28 11:36:38 BST 2010

On 28.08.2010 06:08, Joseph Mack NA3T wrote:

>>> a common misconception with tcpip is that its throughput is
>>> measured in bps. It's a packet delivery system and the rate
>>> of delivery of packets is independant of the packet size.
>>> Each 1500byte data packet has to be ACK'ed, so the speed is
>>> going to be the same whether you're uploading or
>>> downloading
>> Not with DR (when you have i.e. 10 Gbit link, 1 Gbit realservers and 1
>> Gbit directors).
> Are you saying that packets going over two links of
> different speed, will pass faster in one direction than in
> the reverse direction?

I'm saying that 10 x 1 Gbit network interfaces will get you more
aggregate throughput that 1 x 1 Gbit network interface alone...

Tomasz Chmielewski

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