Questions tagged [latency]

For questions about network latency. For instance: the propagation of your network traffic, where the transmission medium can be defect or the processing of packets by a network device has slowed down.

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Setting policy on a Steelhead Mobile Controller (SMC) for “Latency-based location awareness”

When setting policy on an SMC with reference to Location Awareness - > Latency-based location awareness -> Optimize over adapters specified below if latency to SteelHead is more than: <#> ms: ...
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Estimating latency via distance and betweenness

I want to compute the relationship between delay (latency) with distance and betweenness. More specifically, if I know (let's assume) that the distance and betweenness values for two different ...
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Troubleshooting Slowness in Stocks Trading Applications [duplicate]

Hi Fellow Network Enthusiasts! I'm having a hard time troubleshooting a Real Time Stocks Trading Application. Here are the Steps I've done so far: Apparently, this is the only Real-Time Application ...
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How to measure the firewall latency?

I want to make a lab experiment to measure the firewall (a hardware) latency. This firewall can do Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) on some industrial protocols (you can consider as TCP payload inspection)...
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How to calculate the latency in vehicular network?

I need to calculate the delay in vehicular network V2V and V2I and I define it as the following: Where L [Bit] the length of data and the transmission rate where is the distance between vehicle i ...
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TCP Bandwidth and delay guarantees

I was wondering if TCP can provide bandwidth and delay guarantees? Or does it have to implemented on the application layer?
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How to measure time a request takes between two machines?

I need to calculate the time it takes between: a request sent from a machine the request is received at another machine I can do it by logging, but the clocks at these 2 machines are possible have a ...
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Cisco VLAN configurations with WAP - Poor performance

We've recently applied a new modification to our network config. Separating two SSIDs into a guest \ corporate split config. All of the VLAN and DHCP scopes are functioning in the way it was designed ...
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Transmission and propagation delays

I am now working through book "Computer Networking - A Top Down Approach", and there is one question among others after the first chapter: "Consider two hosts, A and B, connected by a ...
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Latency of AOC vs passive DAC

Long time ago I heard from friend that on really short distance using optical links makes no much sense because comparing to passive connection optical interfaces introduce another layer of hardware ...
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Random latency on a wireless LAN

I'm facing a weird situation. Office LAN configuration is : A Netgear router as the main router An Ubuntu PC with UniFi controller software 10 UniFi APs At anytime, the latency between a computer ...
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GNS3 Latency test

So I have a small topology ( 4 AS ), and I tested it on a real environment (College Lab) with Cisco routers (2000 series). The latency from one point to another was too high when I used GNS3, the ...
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Can I somehow increase the latency / response time of a server for testing?

I am looking to make some speed performance tests. Normally our server responds within ~25 ms or so, but, I would somehow like to make it answer with delay. So basicly I would like to make some ...
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Is RTT the same as round-trip propagation time?

As far as I know: (1) Latency (τ) = transmission delay + propagation delay + queuing delay + processing delay (2) Round-trip time (RTT) is two times the latency (assuming the same latency both ways) ...
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Using the value of RTT to estimate the latency

Generally speaking, we can calculate the packet delivery time using this formula, Wikipedia: Latency = Transmission delay + Propagation delay + queuing delay + processing delay My question is: Is it ...
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IPTV Cisco configuration for C2960

I have attached a network diagram explaining IPTV network , i have below queries to understand & configure IPTV . All ports on edge switches are configured as access ports in VLAN 101. On Core &...
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Website not loading/very slow only on a client's netwok [closed]

I really need some help to explain following two scenarios as I only have little network troubleshooting skills. I am supposed to go to these clients and give a valid reason for these issues. The ...
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How much influence does multicast and IPv6 have on latency?

I am looking for a fast and a diverse library for my game engine network. I have searched for a while, and I decided to use a simple one because of being fast to understand. I saw there are better ...
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Estimate latency between two IP addresses

I would like to estimate what is the latency in sending a packet between two IP addresses. Let's assume that I have two IP addresses: ip1 and ip2. I can easily ping both ip1 and ip2, and the ping ...
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Meaning of 2 Mbps

I read this article - https://rescomp.stanford.edu/~cheshire/rants/Latency.html I have a 2 Mbps private link. This means that I can transfer at the rate of 2*10^6 bits per second ~= 250*10^3 bytes per ...
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Copper or Glass for Low Latency?

I'd like to preface the main content of this post with the following: I understand this question may be equally suited to the Physics Stack Exchange, and so I have posted on there as well, but maybe a ...
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network slowness troubleshoot

I want some suggestion regarding our network issue: From our office location to our DC ==> it's ~270msc(office and DC lies in different countries). As, you can already see here latency is the major ...
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Delay, Packet length and transmission rate

Why does the delay in sending a packet from source to destination doesn't depend upon the transmission rate and the packet length? If we look at the delay formula then it is, L/R + D/V.
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Will TCP packets smaller than the full bandwidth of its link travel at the same speed?

If I send 5bytes over a 1mbps connection will that travel faster than 500bytes. Or is the latency after propagation going to be constant since the packet is under 1mb? If you downvote because you ...
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Response time of TCP congestion control

I would like to know about the overall latency of the TCP congestion control for adapting to varying network conditions. Specifically, my questions are: How fast can the system react after a change ...
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Estimating bandwidth requirements and productivity gain from traffic data

My small office has a 30Mbit/s internet connection, on which two or three people work. We could get twice the bandwidth at a substantial cost. I imagine a bandwidth upgrade would slightly improve ...
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How to Troubleshoot Network Latency Step by Step

Does anyone have an idea of how to troubleshoot high network latency step by step? For example, let's say we have a remote office. And all users are from that office are having high latency accessing ...
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Measure latency and other statistics by comparing PCAPs

I need to measure certain statistics, such as latency, packet delay, and jitter. Would it be possible to measure these statistics between 2 nodes by sniffing traffic on both ends and then comparing ...
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How to measure latency and udp-jitter from the end-server [closed]

Is there anyway to monitor a latency and jitter from SLA Router to EndClient(Linux Server). I have tried to use IP SLA with UDP Jitter but it didn't work. Diagram SLA-Router -------> Linux ...
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Understanding Latency and Jitter [closed]

Analyzed 2 different internet connection. Details are as: Net-1: Download Speed: 2699 kbps (337.4 KB/sec transfer rate) Upload Speed: 4737 kbps (592.1 KB/sec transfer rate) Latency: 172 ms Jitter: ...
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What factors affect propagation time for wired / wifi multicast messages? [closed]

I have a newbie question on multicast delivery times. In this article on clock synchronisation they claim that the propagation time on a local network is close to zero. What is the propagation time ...
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bandwidth vs latency - question on stuart cheshire paper

I am trying to get my grips around bandwidth and latency. I have read Stuart Cheshire's essay, however, there are a couple of paragraphs that I cannot understand. Paraphrasing: Assume we are to ...
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Network scheduler on router not effective with non-status reporting bandwidth allocation ONT [closed]

I was recently introduced to concepts like sqm, bufferbloat and network schedulers or queueing disclipines like cake, fq_codel etc. # tc -d qdisc qdisc noqueue 0: dev lo root refcnt 2 qdisc mq 0: dev ...
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latency in the network layer and transport layer [duplicate]

We have several way to measure latency (ping command (ICMP packets), hping(TCP SYN), iperf..).What is the difference between measuring the latency in the network layer and measuring in the transport ...
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Can clock synchronization ever be more than guesswork within a certain interval?

Assuming consistent spacial interference, e.g. The time for packet Z to get from point A to point B will always be constant. The time for packet Z to get from point B to point A will always be ...
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Weird packet lost. Looking for some input

Like me start by saying I'm not an network expert but this situation got me scratching my head and you guys might be able to help. The infrastructure is 4 switches (Dell 2848). 2 For the LAN and 2 ...

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