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Katalon execution via Jenkins gets stuck

In the test I’m sending some values to Influx using Post request. I turned off the influx to see how the Catalan handles errors when starting from Jenkins, and it’s stuck, please help, maybe I'm doing ...
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Google Pagespeed checker gives different results

Wondering why when I check Google PageSpeed, and other sites, such as gtmetrix, I get wildly different results.The website in question is https://wholesalewaterheater.com. It is a shopify site, and ...
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speedtest-cli very slow although network speed is fine

I'm encountering a strange problem here. On my local homeserver(Debian 9.9), speedtest-cli and it's python pendant are freaking slow. Since I use it to monitor my ISP connection stability, this is a ...
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LAN speed is limited in an unexpected asymmetric way

I am paying for download/upload at 300/30 Mbps* (asterisks mean reference to the image below), which occasionally reaches peak of 350/350 Mbps** in speedtest.net measurement at the computer A, but ...
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Why would my internet speed increase when connected through UPS?

The past few places I've lived over the years I've noticed a strange phenomenon: when I have my coaxial cable internet connection passing through the coaxial on my UPS and then into my modem, the ...
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Why is one of my devices getting gigabit internet speed but not the other if they both support it?

Today I got Fios gigabit internet. My desktop PC that has a MSI 970A-G43 Motherboard which I think is supposed to support up to 1000Mbps but I'm only getting around 300-400Mbps download and 600Mbps ...
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Upload speed won't increase since upgrade [closed]

Update: This problem got fixed by completely reinstalling windows. If you have similar issues, make sure you have the right LAN drivers installed and there is no software or service running behind ...
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Strange speedtest results on different wireless devices. Why?

I have different Speedtest results on my Iphone (1st pic) and Win10 PC (2nd pic) which is odd. As one can see, IP is the same, both devices are in the same network, on the same router, and during the ...
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Hardcoding a specific server into Speedtest.net or Fast.com links

We have to measure speed on a number of similar devices, connected to various ISPs. It would be fair to test the speed against the same server, but choosing it manually each time before starting the ...
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usbmon: command not found

I want to measure speed rate of my usb device. I am trying lot's of ways to do that. One way for example was using wireshark after running: sudo modprobe usbmon And everything seems to be working ...
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Linux tmpfs write speed slower than RAM speed

I have a HPE ProLiant DL360 Gen9 server, specs are: CPU: Intel Xeon 2 CPUs E5-2687W v3 @ 3.10GHz, 25MB L3 cache, 10 cores ea RAM: 8x 32GB PC4-17000 DDR4 2133MHz CAS-15 1.2V SDRAM DIMM (256 GB total) ...
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Different Results Among Different Speed Test Sites: What Causes This?

Out of 5 different speed test sites: http://www.bandwidthplace.com https://fast.com https://speedof.me http://.speedtest.net https://testmy.net My internet speed results vary widely: from 1-6 mbps ...
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Internet speed lower than Speedtest.net results during actual download

I am subscribed to VDSL2 with 10 Mbps Download and 1 Mbps Upload. My sync speeds on Modem's page is 11264 kbps down, 1119 kbps. On speedtest.net, I always get same result all the time at any given day;...
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10/100 Mbit/s network enough to test ISP using speedtest-cli

Questions Using a device with a 10/100 Mbit/s Ethernet port can I still proof the speed of my 50 Mbit/s fibercable connection or do I need a Gbit/s connection? I so far assumed yes but a no from a ...
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How to determine a network cable's maximum speed?

I have some machines connected in my workplace network using Ethernet cables. I know some types of Ethernet cable can handle speeds up to 5 Gbps but I'm not sure which ones. So I want to determine the ...
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Can Internet speed decrease the further away a certain (server in a) country is from you?

Is there a general rule of thumb, per how many thousands km your Internet speed can naturally decrease and by how much? Something like "10 Mbit/s per 1000 km". (I've got from this SE answer that ...
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How to test your router's data transfer speed? [duplicate]

I've an internet connection of 50Mbps, but on speed test on my laptop over WIFI, it shows variable speed, sometimes 20Mbps or sometimes even less than 1Mbps. So I connected WAN cable directly to my ...
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Browser Based Speed Test vs Client Based

Update: Originally, I thought there was a difference in the browser-based speed test results because I missed the difference in units between them and my client network monitor. At first this ...
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Slow download on VirtualBox Linux guest

I am running about a dozen various Linux guests under Windows 10 VirtualBox 5.1. On a guest, I have noticed that while upload speed is satisfactory (ca. 300 Mbit/s in bridged mode, that’s about the ...
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WiFi Upload crashing on One PC on One network

Acer Aspire E15, MU-MIMO WiFi, Win10 x64, QCA 9377 Wireless Adaptor I ran a few speedtests with different connections, networks, and devices: Laptop 1, WiFi on home router: Upload test crashes ...
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Slow internet speed over Ethernet

For unknown reason the internet over wired connection is extremely slow. Here's the setup: Cable modem -> Router (Netgear R7000, latest firmware) -> PCs; laptops, etc. At some point all internet ...
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Why my external USB 3 drive has better 4K write speed than WD Black?

Please take a look at the image below. I’m wondering why my external USB 3 2.5 drive has 4K speed write much faster than my internal WD Black 3.5 drive?
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Speedtest slow via SSH

I've got a small server at home (running Arch Linux) and I'm testing my internet speed. Using speedtest-cli directly from a terminal at the server I get DL speeds in the order of 30 Mbit/s and UL of ...
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how do you calculate internet speed using pings? [closed]

When I try to check speed on SpeedTest.net, it says selecting best server based on pings. Does it calculate the speed using the ping request and reply packets if so how?
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Alfa AWUS036h has slow speedtest compared to my other wlan card

I am running Win10 (upgraded, not a clean install) and have two wlan cards. One of them, a qualcomm, was included in the packaging of something else when I bought my PC parts... so it is nothing ...
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Is traffic shaping for speed tests a legitimate approach?

VW recently got into a lot of trouble for designing a car that performed differently when being tested compared to when it was actually out on the road. This seems a bit analogous to ISPs providing ...
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Strange Wi-Fi issue

I, along with my other two flatmates, are experiencing problems with our ISP, which basically means, he sucks. The deal, we signed, says the bandwidth should be up to 100 mbps, but it regularly slows ...
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Why am i only getting half the advertised speed?

My ISP offers an internet speed for 20mb VDSL for 2 months and for free! So i signed up for no money charge, and a tech support came to my house to set up my new Internet, he showed and confirmed me ...
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Different CPU info on Windows and Linux?

I have a (as in factory specs) 3.6 GHz AMD FM2 A8-Series A8 5600K CPU and There is at lease 0.2 GHz difference between hardware reports in Windows and Linux. I was tested on: Win7 ultimate x64 & ...
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How to optimize LAN connection between two home computers

I'm trying to figure out how to optimize the connection between my home computers. Both have Intel CT Gigabit PCI-e network adapters using Jumbo packets, etc (both PCs are setup the same). I'm using ...
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WIndows XP vs Windows 8 VPN speed

When connecting to a VPN using Windows XP I'm noticing my speedtest.net download rate tops out at 3-4Mbps while using Windows 8.1 I'm noticing speeds that are in excess of 15Mbps. I've even achieved ...
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Benchmark performance 30% speedup in mains over battery operation?

This observation arose as I was evaluating the running time efficiency of various implementations of a prime sieve algorithm. The surprise was finding that differences between the best algorithms was ...
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I can't reach the download speed result of speedtest [closed]

I'm from the Philippines. I have a PLDT connection. My download speed at speedtest goes up to 1183kB/s but my download speed only reaches 300kB/s. Is there something wrong with my internet connection? ...
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One computer on network slow - but it wasn't always?

Let me start by saying that I have a pretty good understanding of my computer and OS so I've covered the basics here. I'll give you all the details and hopefully I can get some good feedback. I'm ...
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Bandwidth Test for HTTPS Proxy Server

Is there a tool that would test bandwidth usage on a server. I've tried siege and Jmeter. Both are very good for direct web applications. However they give support for proxy, siege proxy did not work ...
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Is there an emulator (VM) out there that can “restrict” processing power?

I've developed some JavaScript to test the ability of a computers processing by comparing "perfect" times (0 lag, doesn't exist) and "real" times (how long it actually took). Now I need something to ...
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Auto Tool to track internet speed? [closed]

We have a local firm that supplies our community with internet service. They are contracted to supply "at least" 10Mbps. However, during peak usage times I find they do not meet this standard. ...
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How can I run a speed test for Netflix and Hulu? [closed]

Since the FCC rules were struck down I have noticed that Netflix and Hulu often stall on my Time Warner home connection. I've heard others are experiencing the same delays. I use Speedtest.net ...
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I would like to test a secondhand laptop [closed]

I'm shopping for a secondhand laptop (Alienware). I would like to know what are main things I should test on the machine. What are some tools/applications to do that? I need to find tools that don't ...
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I need to test USB performance with Ext2 and Ext3 filesystems [closed]

Any tool which gives exact speed and cpu usage information? Likely dd and hdparm tools. Ouput is likely to come as below links: http://processors.wiki.ti.com/index.php/TI81XX_PSP_04.04.00....
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Trying to Locate a Broadband internet connection speed test [closed]

I have been trying to locate a program or even a short cut to a Internet Connection Speed Test. How do I download one or where can I find one and just make a short cut to it? Thanks so very Much! Phil
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scriptable internet “speed” test (ping and bandwidth) for Windows

I'm familiar with manual internet speed testing using sites like speedtest.net. I'd like to set something up to automatically run a speed test once per hour 24x7 (for example) on a Windows machine. ...
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usenet server uses more bandwidth then I can measure

So here's the situation. I just started using usenet (server Newshosting), and I am on a bit of a limited bandwidth local network so I've been trying to figure out how much bandwidth I'm actually ...
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How to compare page load speeds of two different web servers [closed]

I've recently set up a VPS with a view to transferring all of my current websites from my current shared hosting platform to this VPS. But I want to make sure that this VPS would be an improvement to ...
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Speedtest Upload speed faster than download AND faster than “actual” through WRT54G VPN router

[Live in Qatar - before people start asking WHY?] I have a DSL router connected to the internet. Speedtest when connected directly to the router shows approx 4mbps/0.5mbps which is what I would ...
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Automatically collect internet (broadband) speed metrics over time

(Before anyone jumps to the conclusion that this is the same question as Quick way to check my broadband speed, please read it through. Also I am looking for more comprehensive and detailed data than ...