XFileSharing Pro - Slow Uploads Speed

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hecolivares
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Slow Uploads Speed

#1 Postby hecolivares » Oct 14, 2011 2:33 pm

I did a test uploading a 7mb file with an iphone connection. Using the Xfilesharing script I get an average of 25 kb/sec. I compared it uploading the same file to megaupload and there I get an average of 50 kb/sec. Any Idea why? I had complaints from users and they are preferring to upload to other places using a registered account.

I´m using a 100tb.com dedicated server.
My site http://www.chileuploads.cl

Thanks.

nyan
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Joined: Oct 28, 2010 8:01 pm

#2 Postby nyan » Oct 15, 2011 11:08 am

Geolocate your users and get servers in different places if you want faster upload and download speeds... The less far internet has to go, the faster it is.

PowerChaos
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Joined: Dec 19, 2009 5:12 pm

#3 Postby PowerChaos » Oct 15, 2011 2:53 pm

it can have to do with the settings 100TB use

i got slow upload before because my connection was limited to 10mbit

it depends to if they use full duplex or not

if download/upload get shared (asymetric) then your speed goes down when some1 download

if it is not shared ( full dublex = symetric) then you keep max upload speed/download speed


then it depends on location and server load to
if your server load is high , then upload speed will be slow (as it use a fair amount of cpu to upload)

there are so many things that can prevent big speed uploads , but mainly it is 1 of those

  • limited connection
  • distance (high ping)
  • high cpu load


then the final limitation depends on your host , if you installed/configured your own server or that it was pre configured

in case it is pre configured is it possible that your host limited the connection with a certain script to prevent upload abusing

the best way to test it is by sitting behind your pc , upload the file you like
do the same test with your iphone and compare speeds

depends if you use 3G or wifi if the speed should be the same or a bit lower

for the rest it is hard to debug this kind of stuff if it can be a lot of differend things that limits the speed
but if other users are complaining , try to ask where they are coming from so you can see if it is a certain group or that it is from every where

ps:
here is my upload speed from belguim on your site
Upload speed: 346 KB/Sec
Time remaining: 2 seconds

Thank you
Greetigs From PowerChaos


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