B ( its ) T ( o ) the U ( ser ) : a Communication

  title={B ( its ) T ( o ) the U ( ser ) : a Communication},
  author={BenchmarkKurt and Maly and Ajay Gupta and Satish Mynam and Sanjay Khanna},
In this paper we propose a communication benchmark suite: BTU(Bits To the User). Our benchmark does not test the maximum performance of a workstation in a homogeneous network under ideal circumstances. Rather, we take a vendor supplied workstation running UNIX 3 operating system, install our benchmark program and connect the workstation to a blackbox testbed which emulates a LAN connected to a WAN. The benchmark run will submit the workstation to a carefully designed combination of tests. The… CONTINUE READING