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Active Measurement Tools Active measurement injects traffic into a network to measure properties about that network. ping a simple RTT and loss measurement...
DS3.3.3b Advanced Guide to Network Performance SimonLeinen 09 Apr 2006
Performance Hints for Application Developers Caveat Premature optimization is the root of all evil in programming E. Dijkstra... or was it C.A.R. Hoare... or was...
Application Protocols TobyRodwell 28 Feb 2005
Host and Application Measurement Tools Network performance is only one part of a distrbuted system`s perfomance. An equally important part is the performance od the...
Automatically Generated Table of Contents Generated from UnrolledContents Apparently the %TOC% variable no longer expands include files in the topic, so this...
Scripts for Bandwidth Measurement The information available from active tests such as BWCTL can be enhanced by embedding them in scripts which collect TCP stats before...
DS3.3.3a Basic Guide to Network Performance SimonLeinen 09 Apr 2006
LAN Broadcast Domains While switches help network performance by reducing collision domains, they will permit broadcasts to all users and multicasts to specific groups...
Performance Case Studies Performance Case Studies: Apache Scaling; 10Gbps Experiments (FZ Karlsruhe); Hung transfer (stateful firewall...
LAN Collisions In some legacy networks, workstations or other devices may still be connected as into a LAN segment using hubs. All incoming and outgoing traffic is...
Cricket Cricket is a flexible tool developed to visualise and understand network traffic. It uses RRDTool for data storage and can monitor any host or network based...
Differentiated Services (DiffServ) From the IETF`s Differentiated Services (DiffServ) Work Group`s site: The differentiated services approach to providing...
Digital Video Transport System DVTS uses RTP over UDP to send high quality video and sound over an IP network. It has a quality similar to MPEG 2 but is cheaper and...
End System Performance In Research and Education networking, performance demanding applications are normally run on hosts which are located on or very near national...
End System (Host) Tuning This section contains hints for tuning end systems (hosts) for maximum performance. Considerations for sizing TCP buffers Tuning...
END HOST Application protocols File transfer: FTP vs. HTTP, Secure Shell (SSH), BitTorrent, GridFTP InteractiveApplications Multimedia...
Ethernet Ethernet is now widely prevalent as a link layer technology for local area/campus network, and is making inroads in other market segments as well, for example...
Ethernet Flow Control The purpose of Ethernet Flow Control (which is defined in IEE 802.3x) is to allow an Ethernet receiving station to tell a sending station to...
Ethernet OAM Operations, Administration Maintenance (OAM) refers to protocols and mechanisms that help operator to achieve the so called FCAPS functionalities. FCAPS...
An evil middlebox is a transparent device that sits inbetween an end to end connection that disturbs the normal end to end traffic in some way. As you can not see...
TobyRodwell 28 Feb 2005
File Transfer A common problem for many scientific applications is the replication of often large data sets (files) from one system to another. (For the generalized...
fping fping is a ping like program which uses the Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) echo request to determine if a host is up. fping is different from...
General Knowledge This part of the PERT Knowledgebase contains general observations and hints about the performance of networked applications. User Perceived...
Troubleshooting Procedures PERT Troubleshooting Procedures, as used in the earlier centralised PERT in GN2 (2004 2008), are laid down in GN2 Deliverable DS3.5.2 (see...
Glossary of Abbreviations and Acronyms ACK TCP acknowledgement packet AIMD Additive Increase/Multiplicative Decrease AQM Active Queue Management ASIC Application...
Head of line blocking An EthernetSwitch connects a number N of input ports to a number M of output ports (usually N M ) by some sort of SwitchingFabric....
Symptom : Accessing a specific web site which contains javascript, is very slow (around 30 seconds for one page) Analysis Summary : HTTP traffic is split between...
InfiniBand InfiniBand is a high performance network architecture developed by the (InfiniBand Trade Association). IBTA is a group of 220 or more companies founded...
Integrated Services (IntServ) IntServ was an attempt by the IETF to add Quality of Service differentiation to the Internet architecture. Components of...
Interactive Applications The user perceived performance of interactive applications is often determined by very different parameters than for `batch` applications...
Latest News Windows 7 / Vista / 2008 TCP/IP tweaks On Speedguide.net there is a great article about the TCP/IP Stack tuning possibilities in Windows 7/Vista/...
These are living documents The User Guide and Best Practice Guide are based on material from the PERT Knowledge Base . The PERT Knowledge Base is expected to...
Measurement Tools Traceroute like Tools: traceroute, MTR, PingPlotter, lft, tracepath, traceproto There is a large and growing number of path measurement tools derived...
MRTG (Multi Router Traffic Grapher) The Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG) is a tool designed to monitor the traffic load on network links. In practice, it can be...
NREN Tools and Statistics A list of all NRENs and other networks who offer statistics/info for their networks and/or have tools available for PERT staff to use....
ICSI Netalyzr Netalyzr is a java applet developed by ICSI which will let you do a whole bunch of Internet connectivity tests. This can be used to determine the Internet...
Netflow based Tools Netflow: Analysis tools to characterize the traffic in the network, detect routing problems, security problems (Denials of Service), etc. There...
NETWORK A list of topics and information related to the network. Specific Network Technologies: Ethernet: Duplex modes and auto negotiation, LAN Collisions...
Network Emulation Tools In general, it is difficult to assess performance of distributed applications and protocols before they are deployed on the real network, because...
Windows Network Monitor Microsoft Research has developed its own Wireshark variant called the Network Monitor. It`s current version at time of writing is V3.3 which...
Network Performance Metrics There are many metrics that are commonly used to characterize the performance of networks and parts of networks. We present the most important...
Network Protocols This section contains information about a few common Internet protocols, with a focus on performance questions. Transmission Control Protocol...
Network Tuning This section describes a few ways that can be used to improve performance of a network. Active Queue Management (AQM) is a class of router mechanisms...
News Archive (2006) For current news, check out the LatestNews section New TWiki software I`m in the process of upgrading the TWiki software to the new 4.0.5 release...
Calculating required TCP buffer sizes Regardless of operating system, TCP buffers must be appropriately dimensioned if they are to support long distance, high data...
OWAMP (One Way Active Measurement Tool) OWAMP is a command line client application and a policy daemon used to determine one way latencies between hosts. It is an...
Packet Capture and Analysis Tools: Detect protocol problems via the analysis of packets, trouble shooting tcpdump: Packet capture tool based on the libpcap...
Notes About Performance This part of the PERT Knowledgebase contains general observations and hints about the performance of networked applications. User Perceived...
Performance friendly I/O interfaces read()/write() vs. mmap()/write() vs. sendfile() For applications with high input/output performance requirements (including...
Network Performance People There are a many individuals who contributed to the field of network performance. A few of them are listed here if you think of someone...
PERT Case Histories Publicly available information on each case the PERT investigates is given in the pages listed below Case # Title Client Opened...
PERT Training Workshop, 19 21 September 2007 On 19 21 September 2007, a training workshop on Setting up and Operating a PERT took place at the SWITCH offices in...
ping Ping sends ICMP echo request messages to a remote host and waits for ICMP echo replies to determine the latency between those hosts. The output shows the Round...
Reading list for CMs List of relevant and useful PERT documents and URLs with short description PERT Trouble Ticket System PERT Trouble ticket system note that...
Related Efforts There are many other places where useful information about network performance can be found. Here is a small selection feel free to add more references...
How to Report a Performance Problem As you investigate a network performance issue, whether as a network user, support person such as a systems or network administrator...
Router Performance In order to evaluate the performance impact of active network devices such as routers, an understanding of the underlying platforms is required...
RRDtool RRDtool is a data logging and graphing application. It is based on a Round Robin Database which stores and displays time series data. It can be used via simple...
Site Tools of the PERTKB Web AlessandraScicchitano 17 May 2012
SNMP based tools The Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is widely used for device monitoring over IP, especially for monitoring infrastructure compoments of...
Social Web Experiment The eduPERT Knowledge Base has grown to be a useful resource for practitioners who want to improve performance of networks and networked applications...
Specific Network Technologies This section of the knowledge base treats some (sub)network technologies with their specific performance implications. Ethernet...
Windows TCP Analyzer The Microsoft Windows SDK also contains a tool that can read the so called ESTATS of an open TCP connection. When running, you get a listing of...
TODO The PERT Knowledge Base is a Wiki, so it can be edited by anyone after a simple registration procedure. Here are a few suggestions for further developing the...
Performance And Measurement Tools PERT Tools General purpose tools ICSI Netalyzr Measurement tools Traceroute like tools (Unix...
Unrolled PERTKB Contents SimonLeinen 05 Feb 2006 by sex
UDP (User Datagram Protocol) The User Datagram Protocol (UDP) is a very simple layer over the host to host Internet Protocol (IP). It only adds 16 bit source and...
User Perceived Performance User perceived performance of network applications is made up of a number of mainly qualitative metrics, some of which are in conflict with...
Videoconferencing TODO: talk about typical end system issues (narrowly striped shirts, lighting, room acoustics : ), delay introduced by (re)coding/compression in...
Telephony / Voice over IP (VoIP) Responsiveness/sensitivity to round trip time In its most common use for two party conversations, telephony is very sensitive...
Welcome to the eduPERT Knowledge Base! This is a wiki that collects useful information on how to get good performance out of networks, in particular research networks...
Welcome to the eduPERT Knowledge Base. This is a wiki that collects useful information on how to get good performance out of networks, in particular research networks...
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PERTKB Web Preferences The following settings are web preferences of the PERTKB web. These preferences overwrite the site level preferences in ., and can be...
Statistics for PERTKB Web Month: Topic views: Topic saves: File uploads: Most popular topic views: Top contributors for topic save and...
Windows Specific Host Tuning Next Generation TCP/IP Stack in Windows Vista / Windows Server 2008 / Windows 7 According to http://www.microsoft.com/technet/community...
Wireless LAN Wireless Local Area Networks according to IEEE 802.11 standards has become extremely widespread in recent years, in campus networks, for home networking...
The `Wizard Gap` The Wizard Gap is an expression coined by Matt Mathis (then PSC) in 1999. It designates the difference between the performance that is `theoretically...
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PERT Development Deliverables 3.3.3 `PERT Performance Guides` 3.5.2 `PERT Troubleshooting Procedures 2nd Edition` 3.6.2 `Report of the PERT...
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Today I set up the PERTKB.WebHome and PERTDiary.WebHome Webs in the TWiki. SimonLeinen 27 Oct 2004
Older PERTDiary Entries 16 May 2005 DANTE become CMs see Diary for subsequent entries 11 May 2005 PERT Meeting DANTE office Cambridge AnaPinto...
Slow Wiki Uploads Note: The official documentation for this issue is on the PERT Ticket System (PTS). This page has been created to provide convenient storage for...
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