network throughput

I have recently rented a dedicated server for my hobby projects and learning CentOS Linux server. I was informed that I am connected to the 100M/s port. How do I test my Internet connection download speed from the console over the ssh session without using HTML5 or Adobe flash/Java applets based websites? How do I test my upload speed from the console?


I‘ve servers in two different data centers and connected via leased lines. How do I find out bandwidth latency and jitter between two servers using MS-Windows server, UNIX or Linux operating systems? How do I verify that my leased line based internet connection is stable between two data centers?

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Q. I can measure network throughput and packet loss using standard UNIX / Linux command line utilities. How do I find out the lateceny and throughput of a web server like Apache under Linux? A. You need to use the program called httping. It allows you to measure the latency of a webserver and the […]

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