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Rigorously testing a network device or distributed service requires complex, realistic network test environments. Linux Traffic Control (tc) with Network Emulation (netem) provides the building blocks to create an impairment node that simulates such networks. This first post of a three-part series, introduces both.
When talking about throughput, all sorts of numbers get tossed around. However, it is crucial to clarify what data you are talking about when demonstrating and comparing values. What’s included, and what’s not?