[Bloat] Netperf re-licensed as MIT

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen toke at toke.dk
Mon Mar 29 15:38:55 EDT 2021

Aaron Wood <woody77 at gmail.com> writes:

> iperf3 isn’t “academic”, but is more focused on scientific computing (ESNet
> pushes a LOT of data CERN around, on 100Gbps backbones).
> But that also skews their usage/needs.  Very high throughput bulk transfers
> with long durations, over mixed systems. Not as many concerns about
> latency, except in that latency can cause messes with congestion
> control.

Yeah, I'm not too concerned about the code quality of iperf either - if
it ever reaches (rough) feature parity with netperf (list I posted
up-thread) I'm quite happy to turn it into an automatic fallback for
netperf in Flent, the same way we do with some of the other tools...


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