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Host Tuning

Here you will find information on how to tune your Linux hosts connected at speeds of 1Gbps or higher for maximum I/O performance for wide area network transfers. Note that several of the tuning settings described here will actually decrease performance of hosts connected at rates of 100 Mbps or less, such as home users.

Background Information

Proper host tuning can lead to up to 100x performance increases. Here are the reasons why.  Read More

Linux Tuning

This page contains a quick reference guide for Linux tuning.  Read More

NIC Tuning

Vendor specific NIC tuning information.  Read More

Mac OSX Tuning

Tuning settings for Mac OSX.  Read More

FreeBSD Tuning

Tuning settings for FreeBSD.  Read More

MS Windows

Tuning settings for Microsoft Windows.  Read More

Other Operating Systems Tuning

Information on Solaris and other OSes.  Read More