Bandwidth Measurement Tools

  • Pchar - hop-by-hop capacity measurements along a network path
  • Iperf - end-to-end TCP or UDP throughput measurements between two hosts
  • BWCTL - Iperf-like measurements with additional control features
  • Netperf - end-to-end benchmarking tool with several measurement types (UDP, TCP)
  • RUDE/CRUDE - UDP traffic generation and capture for fine-grained end-to-end measurements
  • ttcp - another end-to-end TCP/UDP measurement tool for Unix or Windows
  • NDT - Web100-based TCP tester that can be used from a Java applet

DSL Reports doesn't require any install. It checks the speed of your connection via a Java applet. One can choose from over 300 sites in the world from which to run the tests http://www.dslreports.com/stest

* Sample report produced by DSL Reports:
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Other online bandwidth measurement sits:

* http://myspeed.visualware.com/

* http://www.toast.net/performance/

* http://www.beelinebandwidthtest.com/

-- FrancoisXavierAndreu, SimonMuyal & SimonLeinen - 06-30 Jun 2005

-- HankNussbacher - 07 Jul 2005 & 15 Oct 2005 (DSL and online Reports section)

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