Small UDP packet performance

Eugene Surovegin ebs at
Mon Jan 19 16:47:51 EST 2004

On Sun, Jan 18, 2004 at 09:28:06PM -0800, Eugene Surovegin wrote:
> Let's say you box is fast enough to send 10K packets per second. As
> you see it's more than enough to saturate 100Mb Ethernet with big
> packets (UDP payload > ~1120 bytes).
> But with 200-sized UDP payload you can only fill ~2.7% of 100Mb link.

grr, it's 21% of 100Mb link (16% effective (without overhead)).


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