I'm in the process of trying to measure the transmission speed of my network. I have difficulty understanding the correlation between the network capability (1 gigabit Ethernet) and the transmission speed of data (35 megabyte per second). What should the transmission speed be in megabyte per second on a 1 gig capable network (1 gig switch and 1 gig NICs in both servers)?
Also, I've found some tools that can do point to point testing on a LAN - does anyone know where I can find a tool that can show me the possible network capacity, the network usage and also the type of data that is occupying the LAN?
If someone could perhaps help regards the above questions I'd be grateful. Many thanks!