Test – Throughput alchemy using a snake topology
Sometimes it’s best not to trust network vendor datasheets. Nothing quite beats a controlled test of a network device in your lab with your config and your required features. But if you want to load test multiple ports on your 10G device-under-test (or DUT), then things can get very expensive, very fast. In this post I’ll show a test topology that will help you turn 10Gbps of test traffic into 640Gbps or more.