Reference : Unveiling Network and Service Performance Degradation in the Wild with mPlane
Scientific journals : Article
Engineering, computing & technology : Computer science
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/192775
Unveiling Network and Service Performance Degradation in the Wild with mPlane
English
Casas, Pedro [> >]
Fiadino, Pierdomenico [> >]
Wassermann, Sarah mailto [Université de Liège - ULiège > > > Master sc. informatiques, à fin.]
Traverso, Stefano [> >]
D'Alconzo, Alessandro [> >]
Tego, Edion [> >]
Matera, Francesco [> >]
Mellia, Marco [> >]
2016
IEEE Communications Magazine
Yes (verified by ORBi)
International
0163-6804
1558-1896
[en] mPlane ; Distributed Measurements ; Internet Monitoring ; Automatic Troubleshooting Support ; Anomaly Detection
[en] Unveiling network and service performance issues in complex and highly decentralized systems such as the Internet is a major challenge. Indeed, the Internet is based on decentralization and diversity. However, its distributed nature leads to operational brittleness and difficulty in identifying the root causes of performance degradation. In such a context, network measurements are a fundamental pillar to shed light and to unveil design and implementation defects. To tackle this fragmentation and visibility problem, we have recently conceived mPlane, a distributed measurement platform which runs, collects and analyses traffic measurements to study the operation and functioning of the Internet. In this paper, we show the potentiality of the mPlane approach to unveil network and service degradation issues in live, operational networks, involving both fixed-line and cellular networks. In particular, we combine active and passive measurements to troubleshoot problems in end-customer Internet access connections, or to automatically detect and diagnose anomalies in Internet-scale services (e.g., YouTube) which impact a large number of end-users.
Researchers
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/192775
FP7 ; 318627 - MPLANE - mPlane – an Intelligent Measurement Plane for Future Network and Application Management

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