Slow network transfers
Posted on 2013-01-24
I am having some troubles trying to get the optimal network setup for a small business. This business has four different database programs running on the network but only two are used by everyone. The problem I am having is the network transfer speed between all the workstations and the server. The server is fairly new, has plenty of resources, and doesn't seem to be taxing the raid 5 array so im not thinking its that but rather the configuration of the network cards. I installed an intel dual port server nic and set up a team. I then connected the two hyper-v operating systems to the teamed connector. I then enabled jumbo frames in the teamed connector (which automatically set it in both NIC ports), the virtual connector, and in both servers themselves. I did the same at each desktop (they all use intel desktop NICs). I also set up the maximum frame size in the switch (Netgear GS748T). With all the machines on the network is still slow for all of the users. Sage is very slow to access the database and the general responsiveness is not there like it should be. Is there anything that im missing that could be causing such slow network transfers?