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Advanced Networking Concepts Applied Using Linux on IBM System z by Srivatsan Venkatesan, Tiago Nunes dos Santos, Eric Marins, Ben Louie, Lydia Parziale

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Performance and failover tests
This chapter describes the tests we performed in the ITSO lab. The objective of these tests was to gather information about performance and failover of a real scenario, where the concepts described in this book were applied.
Overall, we used two kinds of tests: ePerformance and failover. To test performance, we used the iperf tool and the FTP protocol. For the failover test, we used ICMP (using the ping command) repeatedly to identify the impacts of a failure in the network.
For a successful network configuration, ...

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