Performance Testing with cURL, Part 1: Basics

Overview The cURL program is widely available across many different platforms, which makes it an obvious choice for network testing. It is simple, scriptable, and flexible – which is why it is so powerful. It supports many protocols, but we are going to focus on HTTP...

The Next Generation of WAN Optimization – Fixing the Cracks in TCP

The recent releases of Google’s BBR TCP and Badu Network’s WarpTCP are signaling that TCP Cubic’s days are numbered. These new congestion control algorithms dramatically increase throughput for servers and applications in comparison to the previous Linux standard...