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Thanks Ernie, that is very informative!

I'm digging in now to make sure we are not the cause of the asymmetry.

-dan


Dan Brisson
Network Engineer
University of Vermont
(Ph) 802.656.8111
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On 10/19/2015 11:43 AM, Ernie Buford wrote:
> Thanks for sharing that, Dan. We have been looking for a reliable test 
> to run in attempts to rule out network issues when we experience 
> performance problems over here in Aiken. Speedtest.net usually selects 
> Burlington Telecom as test server based on ping results. I get 488 
> Mbps down and 31 up right now.
>
> Your local, experimental server reports 600+ Mbps up and down this 
> morning. A battery of other tests using off-campus sources shows 
> rather poor upload speeds...
>
> DSLreports: 683 down, 64 up
> Comcast: 429 down, 5 up
> Speakeasy: 691 down, 8 up
> Verizon: 537 down, 10 up
> testmy.net: 35 down, 1 up
>
> Interesting... but informative?
>
> Ernie
>
> On 10/19/2015 8:52 AM, Dan Brisson wrote:
>> Speedtest.net is showing to be very erratic in my testing as well.  
>> Usually it's decent b/c Burlington Telecom hosts a server and we are 
>> directly connected to them at 1Gb/s.  But like Nick, I'm getting very 
>> asymmetric results to the point where I wonder if BT is throttling 
>> upload speeds.
>>
>> There is an internal server that is worth trying.  It is experimental 
>> at this stage, but is giving me much more consistent results than 
>> BT's server:
>>
>> http://perfsonar-wat.uvm.edu:7123/
>>
>> Jarlath, let me know if you're still seeing slow speeds today. None 
>> of our logging systems are showing anything interesting at this time 
>> but I can certainly look into it more.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> -dan
>>
>>
>> Dan Brisson
>> Network Engineer
>> University of Vermont
>> (Ph) 802.656.8111
>> [log in to unmask]
>> On 10/19/2015 8:04 AM, Nick Gingrow wrote:
>>>
>>> Interesting, I just ran it and got 322Mbps down and only 25 Mbps up.
>>>
>>> **
>>>
>>> *Nick Gingrow*
>>>
>>> /UVM School of Business/
>>>
>>> /IT Professional/
>>>
>>> /802.656.0714/
>>>
>>> *From:*Technology Discussion at UVM [mailto:[log in to unmask]] 
>>> *On Behalf Of *Jarlath ONeil-Dunne
>>> *Sent:* Saturday, October 17, 2015 12:28
>>> *To:* [log in to unmask]
>>> *Subject:* Slow network speeds today
>>>
>>> Over in Aiken we are seeing very slow (less than 25 mb/s) upload 
>>> speeds today. Anyone else noticing this?
>>>
>>> (see attached)
>>>
>>> http://www.speedtest.net/result/4753582273.png
>>>
>>> --
>>>
>>> Jarlath O'Neil-Dunne
>>>
>>> University of Vermont  |  Spatial Analysis Laboratory
>>>
>>> 802.656.3324
>>>
>>
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