Quality of Service Measurements on SuperJANET - The UK Academic Information Highway

Induruwa, A.S. and Linington, Peter F. and Slater, John (1999) Quality of Service Measurements on SuperJANET - The UK Academic Information Highway. In: Proceedings of INET'99, June 22-25, 1999, San Jose, California, USA. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

JANET, the U.K. academic and research network, has, over almost three decades, grown from a small research network to a major national resource with a vastly expanded user base that now expects an appropriate level of service. Performance targets for the network are set in negotiation between the supplier and representatives of the funding bodies; they are documented in a set of service level agreements. Quality of service measurements are needed to monitor adherence to these agreements, to predict future behavior, and to assist in the formulation of strategy. This paper describes the measurement framework and gives examples of its use to resolve problems and guide policy.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Uncontrolled keywords: Network performance, measurement
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: 12 Oct 2009 14:52
Last Modified: 02 May 2014 12:00
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/21819 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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