#14 measuring latency

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2006-11-16
2006-11-16
Paul Fitzpatrick
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The example/framerate tool is handy for measuring throughput. Is there any way to provide better support for measuring latency, or at least yarp's contribution to latency?

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  • Lorenzo Natale
    Lorenzo Natale
    2006-11-17

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    I was thinking to create a "yarp-ping" client/server application that can measure the latency by measuring the time it takes for a packet/message to come back to the client. To a certain extent this can be a way to measure latencies.

     
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    The "yarp-ping" tool sounds useful. Maybe the server could just be a generic "yarp echo /server" that writes out whatever it reads. Then the client could be something like "yarp ping /client /server" with options for protocol, data size, rate, etc. Basically a limited version of iperf.