Uplink Speed Upgrades

Jul 12, 2008

What are the benefits of moving to faster uplink speeds? I'm considering upgrading from 10 to 100 Mbps. Does it only mean being able to send information faster or are response times improved as well?

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How To Verify 100 MBPS Uplink Speed

Aug 14, 2007

I recently purchased a new Dedi server, and got 100 MBPS Uplink. Now, I'm uploading 16GB size of files into this server, and I have a suspicious feeling that this upload speed is not what they told me. For the very 1st day, I opened a ticket and they said that they upgraded it to 100 mbps. I saw this speed was faster immediately. On 2nd day, it went down to around same slow speed before. Since then, I kept opening a new ticket and they said it was done, or sometimes I am under DDos attack..? What? I don't even have the site up yet! How come there is DDos attack?

Anyway, today I was told that I'm getting billed for this 100 mbps uplink, because it's a new service. What a crazy thing going on here... I am so tired of this ticket game and just don't understand why they don't commit what they told me initially.

Can anyone please tell me how I can verify and prove that I am having this 100 MBPS Uplink speed? The only thing I can tell with my eyes is that I can see those FTP upload progress bar. When it's very fast to upload one file, I assume that I have right speed.

But is there any tool or command that I can execute on the server shell, and tell them what I get as a proof?

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1and1 Uplink Speed For Shared Accounts?

Feb 25, 2009

I am curious if anyone knows what 1and1.com's uplink speed is for their shared accounts? A shared developer account get's 3TB of bandwidth. But I am wondering what type of bandwidth that is. How fast is it?

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What Can I Do To Improve Bandwidth / Uplink Speed Of Server

Oct 4, 2008

As per topic, what is the best method to do to the hardware to improve bandwidth / uplink speed of server?

I have a production server that is used for regular file serving.

P4 3.0Ghz
500GB + 160GB + 160GB hard disk
2Mbps Dedicated + 10Mbps shared.

However, the most I can pulled through the whole server is always between 1.5Mbps - 3Mbps, anyway to pull the speed up to around 10Mbps should there be availability of bandwidth for me to burst?

For any informations, the hard disk is SATA 2.

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Jun 21, 2007

ive got a one of my personal sites - (a fairly mysql heavy chat community that works on mobile phones aswell) and its running on a cheap dedicated server

the specs of the server at the moment are -

celeron 2.0GHz
512mb ram
120gb ide disk
1500gb bandwidth
linux centos 4 no control panel

now i never come close to using my bandwidth so thats fine.
but ive noticed when i had around 30 members online last night the server load spiked at about 3.5 so im wondering if anyone can suggest what would be the best thing to upgrade to reduce load.

im currently running apache serving the dynamic files and lighttpd hosting images on a different port. using php 4.4.7 with eaccellerator. mod_gzip is enabled in apache due to a need to reduce the size of pages as much as possible.

the ram and disk usage is as below

09:03:35 up 39 days, 13:38, 0 users, load average: 0.47, 0.34, 0.24
Memory Usage (MB):
total used free shared buffers cached
Mem: 495 487 8 0 70 176
-/+ buffers/cache: 241 254
Swap: 2055 63 1991

Disk Usage:
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/hda2 7.7G 2.1G 5.3G 29% /
/dev/hda1 76M 20M 53M 28% /boot
none 248M 0 248M 0% /dev/shm
/dev/hda8 84G 22G 59G 27% /home
/dev/hda7 1012M 68M 893M 8% /tmp
/dev/hda6 7.7G 3.4G 4.0G 46% /usr
/dev/hda5 7.7G 5.4G 2.0G 73% /var

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BurstNET Upgrades

Sep 17, 2008

Just got the email:

BURSTNET Network Maintenance Advisory - Saturday, September 20th, 2008 - 2AM-4AM EST WINDOW

BurstNET™ Network Engineering will be performing maintenance in our Scranton facility during the hours of 2AM and 4AM EST on Saturday, September 20th, 2008. At this time, BurstNET™ Network Engineering will be performing a significant upgrade/replacement of our existing network infrastructure. This upgrade will involve removing/replacing our older/out-dated core Cisco™ GSR & Extreme Summit™ routing/switching equipment, with newer state-of-the-art Cisco™ 6500-series routing/switching equipment, and implementing a new network design---allowing for easier upgrade, higher fault-tolerance, additional capacity, and extra redundancy.

This maintenance will be service affecting, however, we expect the overall network downtime to be 30 minutes or less, during the 2-hour maintenance window, with the majority of that occurring at the start of the work...as equipment and cabling is changed. There will also be momentary periods of higher than normal latency while circuits are re-routed, BGP updated/reloaded, and cabling switched, throughout the 2-hour maintenance window. Proper planning, configuration, and testing has been completed in advance of this maintenance period, in order to minimize as much as possible the overall time that will be service affecting.

This maintenance is necessary in order for further growth of the BurstNET™ network, as well as to implement additional redundancy into the network. This should also help resolve any latency and packet loss issues our clientele may have been experiencing in recent weeks. BurstNET™ has recently hired new Network Engineering staff, and this is the first step in several upgrades/modifications they will be making to the BurstNET™ network over the next 60-90 days, to expand reliability, increase capacity, install further redundancy, and increase performance network-wide.

We thank you for your patience and understanding with this necessary maintenance, as well as for your continued business!

Sounds like a pretty major upgrade (they've been upgrading a lot recently). Here's to more uptime and redundancy at BurstNET!

Lastly, a quick point to the army of Burst-haters out there: go check outages, BurstNET has had two great months for us (99.9%+ uptime). Stop hating .

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Looking For Uplink

Sep 21, 2009

i manage a little hosting business and looking for someone with PoP in telecity-2, Amsterdam, to get ip transit together

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Nov 25, 2008

What is a reasonable rate for ram upgrades?

I'm looking to upgrade the ram in my web server and was wondering what others have paid lately for the upgrade.

Going from 2 to 4GB.

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Cisco Re-certification/IOS Upgrades

Sep 21, 2009

On used equipment (for example, 6509s), is there any possibility of getting IOS upgrades from Cisco? Is there any sort of re-certification process? My only concern with used equipment is that often times the firmware is years old.

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FDC Network Upgrades - Comcast Etc

Jul 1, 2008

it looks like FDC is taking more pain than usual in terms of network upgrade, i see the network seems unstable till 5am and even now the sessions are getting lost, once in a while like once a hr, anyway this is not the reason i am writing this, but when did comcast become transit provider, i did a trace to UK for example and i see trace going through comcast and then hopping onto tiscali/level3, it looks to me like, comcast could be trying to even out (1:1) it;s carriers so that they get all inbound for free sort of and it;s upstream selling as a transit make money there. sort of, just a surprise to me at this point

2 <1 ms <1 ms <1 ms []
3 1 ms 1 ms 1 ms be-10-604-cr01.chicago.il.ibone.comcast.net [68.
4 37 ms 40 ms 36 ms pos-1-14-0-0-cr01.newyork.ny.ibone.comcast.net []
5 42 ms 42 ms 42 ms pos-1-15-0-0-cr01.mclean.va.ibone.comcast.net [6
6 30 ms 30 ms 31 ms xe-3-1-0.was11.ip.tiscali.net []
7 122 ms 115 ms 113 ms xe-2-1-0.par70.ip.tiscali.net []
8 119 ms 119 ms 119 ms kpn-eurorings-gw.ip.tiscali.net []

9 120 ms 120 ms 123 ms asd2-rou-1021.NL.eurorings.net []

10 119 ms 119 ms 167 ms obl-rou-1021.NL.eurorings.net []

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VPS Provider Which Handles Upgrades Well

Sep 30, 2008

I've decided to move from my current provider (which I have praised many times on this forum before) because I'm just not getting the service I expect.

I'm specifically interested in a provider who is able to upgrade a VPS quickly, efficiently and on time, with no excuses and without "forgetting" things.

If you have experienced more than one upgrade with a provider which has been handled exceptionally well, please point me in the right direction.

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Should Clients Pay For Server Upgrades

Feb 14, 2008

I am a host reseller and the parent company is upgrading their servers to PHP5. This may break some of my clients' sites (OSCommerce, Zen). Should we fix those sites for free or should my clients pay for the upgrade?

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Uplink Port

May 23, 2009

I recently leased a server from leaseweb.com

It was suppose to have 1000mbps/sec full-duplex!

Can someone tell me how to check if I have what I paid for?

I tried wget from my friend's server who is with leaseweb aswell. Did a 100MB download test and for

30.36MB/sec === is this 1GBps? Please can someone tell me another way to test?

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Uplink Costs

Aug 17, 2009

I'm not much of a co-location expert as we do not own our own equipment but a customer we help from time to time is asking me about this. They have a cabinet at theplanet and only a pair of redundant 100mbit uplinks coming into their cisco 2924 they rent from theplanet. Theplanet wants $350/mo along with $350 setup for a pair of redundant gigabit uplinks. Then another $225/mo for a Cisco Catalyst 2960G.

Does this at all seem reasonable to anyone? The switch can just be purchased so it's not that big of a deal. The uplink cost cannot be avoided though. If it's not reasonable obviously they can go back to their account manager to discuss it but I don't know what you'd expect to pay in Dallas for that.

Also before anyone suggests any other provider not an option. Last time they looked around theplanet was the only provider in dallas capable of handling the attacks. Others would just null route the IP's rather than trying to mitigate the attacks. So no point in making suggestions as it's been explored in the past.

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100 Mbps Uplink

Apr 14, 2008

100 Mbps Uplink

is that

if someone going to download a file from the server he is going to get 100mb speed?

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CentOs Kernel Upgrades....With Cpanel

Mar 29, 2009

I was wondering how I would go about ensuring my kernel is up to date on my vps. I am running centos and I have cpanel, so I am not sure if there is anything special that has to be done or avoided when running cpanel.

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1000mbps Uplink Provider

Aug 22, 2008

Well i need for a week some provider who can setup a spare server/vps with 1000gps uplink , to maybe convince my college to get in contract and get better providers, instead of hosting the college site on our in-house machines. Since the loading speed of site is awful ! So am thinking of trying out for only a week the machine from that provider, and if am able to convince the department to maybe get into some contract with me (who in turn will be than using that provider for getting the server).

So if anyone around wht knows someone who has spare box for a week with 1000mbps uplink would be great.

Please note, no mysql is required, just simple apache, and no traffic, just 1 or 10 hits in the entire week.

I was told that there are some companies out there that provide universities free hosting, so if anyone is aware of such company do let me know please.

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Want Vps With 100mbps Uplink Port

Jun 19, 2008

i want vps with 100mbps uplink port

vps 1 gb or little i just use it for uploading

and i want it with uploading speed 100kb/s

can i get it?

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10Mbps Vs 100 Vs 1000 Uplink

Jul 6, 2007

What kind of difference will I see between my server having a 10 vs. 100 vs. 1000 Mbps Uplink?

If I had to choose between 1000Mbps Uplink w/ 3000GB/mo BW or 10Mbps Uplink Unmetered, what should I take into consideration?

What will the impact to the customer be speedwise?

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Wordpress Automatic Upgrades Don't Work With Supanames

Jun 14, 2009

I have a friend who uses Wordpress 2.7 on his website which is hosted with Supanames.

The auto-upgrade and WPAU Auto Upgrade scripts do not work!

Both ask for FTP details, but both fail...

Anyone else on SN sorted had this or sorted it out?

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Do A Lot Of Companies Throttle Your Uplink Port

Mar 1, 2008

Like for example, recently talked to liquidweb. They have a 100mbs uplink port on their servers, but they only let you use 30% of it. But you can upgrade at anytime. Is that normal for hosts to do that?

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How Much Difference Does 100Mbps Make From 10Mbps Uplink

Oct 10, 2009

Is 100Mbps a lot better (10 times?) than 10Mbps uplink?

What does 100Mbps mean? 100M bits per second right? So 10M bytes per second, inclusive of both download and upload?

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Jun 24, 2014

Simple... new Plesk 12 includes this fancy feature to tell me which Wordpress plugins and themes need updating (because I obviously can't do this myself). But maybe I don't want to update some plugins (because they've been customized and changed)... how do I....

STOP Plesk 12 from sending me Wordpress update notification emails EVERY DAY!???? The auto-update is off... and EVERY day is sends me (and all of those clients) an ugly email about their Wordpress installations. How do I turn this OFF?

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Aug 30, 2009

Does anyone know of a private Data Center with Satellite uplink/downlink connectivity in addition to Fiber?

I know the government depends on them for military purposes, but I was wondering if anyone is aware of a private, FCC liscenced data center with the capability to transmite/host data via satellite in case of disasters, remoteness etc. It seems complimentary for a data center but I haven't heard of it.

Is there any market research on this? What is a good source of information to find out about how many data centers there are, how much revenue they bring in, costs, etc? What is the data center bible?

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Speed- At FDC ( Speed Tests )

Sep 14, 2007

I am having some serious speed issues with my 1Gbit server at FDC. After opening a ticket, they've simply dismissed it as a server configuration problem. However I am convinced it isn't because certain ISP's (usually universities) get good speeds, usually 700kb/sec but the vast majority of my users get between 20-50 kb/sec and it's causing a lot of complaints.

Furthermore I have other servers with FDC which are 100mbit which perform better than my 1 Gbit one. There are no server bottlenecks (CPU/RAM/HDD), since I've closely monitored them (PRTG) and they aren't even heavily utilised. So the problem is with the network at some point.

Speed Test : [url]

where abouts you are downloading from, your ISP and net connection. Wget's from servers are also welcome as are traceroutes.

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May 22, 2007

After reading tons and tons of messages on these forums... I have decided to get a VPS from KnownHost or SLhost.com.

KnownHost packages are a bit more expensive than SLHost (prepaying 6 months), however I am not looking to save a buck or two. I want the best speed for the money.

Can anyone tell me which of these two has the best performance (server performance and bandwidth performance) for the money?

KnownHost offers:
200GB Premium Bandwidth
256MB Guaranteed RAM Burstable to 768 MB
10 GB Disk Space
$5 - Control Panel
$402 per year with Control Panel

SLHost offers:
300 GB Bandwidth
384 Guaranteed RAM (Burstable unknown?)
20 GB Storage
4 IPs
Free Control Panel
$389.64 per year

Just trying to figure out which one would give me the best performance...

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Mar 4, 2007

ive got a site (heavily mysql/php based) and ive installed e-accel and mod_gzip. im wondering if anyone knows any other ways to speed up the site ?. mysql has been optimized also.

its pretty quick loading now but i want tho get it running as fast as possible

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Aug 14, 2007

how do we speed up NFS connections?

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Apr 28, 2009

I am trying to purchase a server and HiVelocity gave me a really good quote. But their speed test did not turn out really good.

Anyone can share their views on their network and speed?

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Oct 30, 2009

I want ask How i know the Server Download speed from Rapidshare ? I have windows Dedicated Server with 1GB Port and when i download something from rapidshare its just 2MB/s , is that Normal ? and now i am thinking to Buy another one , How i can know the Download speed from rapidshare site ? I ask some Company about that but No one give me test or any thing like that ,

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