Network Traffic Monitoring - an architecture using associative processing.

Tripp, Gerald (1999) Network Traffic Monitoring - an architecture using associative processing. Technical report. (Full text available)

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Abstract

This paper investigates possible associative processing architectures for use in the implementation of a real time network traffic monitoring system. The proposed solution is a simple associative mono-processor based on a small number of electronic components including state-of-the-art ternary content addressable memory. This would enable a large number of finite state machines to be implemented which could be used to track the activity of multiple data channels at several protocol layers. The system would receive a stream of packets of data from a network and could be programmed to generate output event messages consisting of selectively captured network data or other information.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical report)
Additional information: Technical Report 7-99
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Systems Architecture Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2009 14:06
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2011 04:04
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/21780 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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