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Updated Ookla Speedtest Server Requirements

it sounds like horizontal scaling with redundancy and potentially
geographic distriubution on your network would be your big friend

On Wed, Nov 11, 2015 at 12:34 AM, Lorell Hathcock <lorell at hathcock.org> wrote:
> Good point.  There will be no one customer that can get a 10G speedtest from
> us.  But there will be hundreds that should be able to get a 1G test.
> Should any of them try simultaneously, I want to be ready.  Plus I don't
> know what miscellaneous speedtests from the net to expect, so I want to
> affordably overbuild.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu [mailto:Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu]
> Sent: Monday, November 9, 2015 11:00 PM
> To: Lorell Hathcock <lorell at hathcock.org>
> Cc: 'NANOG list' <nanog at nanog.org>
> Subject: Re: Updated Ookla Speedtest Server Requirements
> On Mon, 09 Nov 2015 15:27:20 -0600, "Lorell Hathcock" said:
>> I want a server that is capable of handlilng a speedtest up to 10Gbps.
> Do you have (or are planning to have) a clear 10G path to enough systems
> that want to use speedtest specifically to make it worthwhile?  We have a
> lot of gear reachable at high speeds, but the admins of those servers
> usually care more about iperf and similar than speedtest.....