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UNIX Network Performance Analysis

Sep 09, 2009, 21:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Martin Brown)

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"The performance of your network can have a significant impact on the general performance and reliability of the rest of your environment. If different applications and services are waiting for data over the network, or your clients are having trouble connecting or receiving the information, then you need to address these issues.

"In general, network performance issues are often tied to the underlying hardware; you cannot exceed the physical limits of the network environment. All performance issues are also usually relevant to a specific protocol or system, such as NFS or Web access. But you can diagnose and identify the issues from within the operating system so that you can determine the correct course of action."

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