In this video, we took a traffic generator and slammed packets at a laptop to see what it could handle.
The results may surprise you!
After finding the point where the laptop started dropping, we looked at the inter-packet delays. Even though the laptop was capturing all the transmitted packets, the packet timing was far from accurate.
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Author Profile - Chris Greer is a Network Analyst for Packet Pioneer LLC and a Certified Wireshark Network Analyst. Chris regularly assists companies in tracking down the source of network and application performance problems using a variety of protocol analysis and monitoring tools including Wireshark. Chris also delivers training and develops technical content for several analysis vendors.