performance_testing

Tuning

Test Tools

There are a wide range of tools available for measuring network performance. Common ones are:

Benchmarks

Also of interest are common network application benchmarks such as:

netbench 
Windows file server benchmark develped by Veritest and used by PC Magazine.
It has been discontinued but you can download the client here.
nfsstone 
NFS benchmark available at Gelato@UNSW
specweb 
Web server benchmark. Original SpecWeb99 is replaced by SpecWeb2005.
This is a commercial benchmark that costs $1200/$300 and has reporting restrictions.
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