Understand Your Testing Utilities

David Klee shows an issue with using iperf for load testing:

The load test utility had maxed out the compute resource that it had available, due to internal limitations within iperf itself.  It’s a shame that this utility is not multi-threaded, because I think we could have a much greater result of improvement on this system.

Monitor the utilities that you’re using to do load testing, because limitations like this might skew your results!

Everything eventually hits a bottleneck.  In David’s case, the bottleneck was in the testing tool itself.

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