[Samba] Fwd: Samba SMB throughput

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Mon Mar 29 21:57:03 MDT 2010

On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 10:58 PM, Stan Hoeppner <stan at hardwarefreak.com> wrote:
> John Drescher put forth on 3/29/2010 9:42 PM:
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com>
>> Date: Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 10:42 PM
>> Subject: Re: [Samba] Samba SMB throughput
>> To: Stan Hoeppner <stan at hardwarefreak.com>
>> On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 9:59 PM, Stan Hoeppner <stan at hardwarefreak.com> wrote:
>>> Mahmud Siddiqi put forth on 3/29/2010 5:40 PM:
>>>> Hello everyone,
>>>> Quoting from Samba Team Blog #2 (25 Sept 2009):
>>>> "Volker showed how to get more than 700MB/sec from Samba using
>>>> smbclient and a modern Samba server, which shows what you can
>>>> really do when you understand the protocol thoroughly and don't feel
>>>> you have to invent a new one (SMB2 :-)."
>>>> Would it be possible to get a complete accounting of how this was achieved?
>>> First off, that's a misprint, unless this test was done with 10GbE ethernet,
>>> which I highly doubt.
>>>From what I remember it was done with 10GbE Ethernet.
> In that case a document covering that experiment would be an interesting
> read.  Somebody must have had relatively deep pockets, or donated hardware.
>  Or borrowed time on systems at one of the vendor proving labs.  The retail
> price of the hardware I'm guessing would have been required for this test
> would have been more than the average IT salary in the midwest, possibly double.
> Got a link?
Here is the email I remembered..


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