Presentation on theme: "Connect. Communicate. Collaborate The perfSONAR Network Monitoring Framework Maurizio Molina (on behalf of Nicolas Simar) DANTE COST TMA tech. Seminar."— Presentation transcript:
Connect. Communicate. Collaborate The perfSONAR Network Monitoring Framework Maurizio Molina (on behalf of Nicolas Simar) DANTE COST TMA tech. Seminar Samos, 23 rd Sep 2008
Connect. Communicate. Collaborate The GÉANT Network DANTE operates GÉANT2 Backbone network for National Research and Education Networks in Europe 30+ NRENs, 2 global connectivity providers (Telia and GCrossing), peerings with other research networks (Abilene, Canarie, Clara, TEIN2, SINET…)
Connect. Communicate. Collaborate The GÉANT Network (IP layer) 20 Juniper routers tenths of GBit/s of aggregated traffic Main accesses and the backbone 10Gbit/s Pls see www.dante.net
Connect. Communicate. Collaborate The Services So…. Just a big pipe? No! Services –Dedicated L1-L2 circuits via multiple technologies –Performance Monitoring services (perfSONAR) –Support for federation of National AA Infrastructures (eduGAIN) and wireless roaming (eduROAM) –Security Service Very NEW! NEW!
Connect. Communicate. Collaborate perfSONAR Infrastructure to monitor multi-domain services Based on web-services Collaboration: GÉANT2 (15 partners), Internet2, ESnet, RNP. http://www.perfsonar.net/
How to Access the Web- services perfsonarUI –The list of web-services - http://perfsonar.acad.bg/http://perfsonar.acad.bg/ Click on Service Address, then on Service Status. If the status is green, then the web-services can be accessed Service URL: http://srv4.dir.garr.it:8080/geant2-java-rrd- ma/services/MeasurementArchiveServicehttp://srv4.dir.garr.it:8080/geant2-java-rrd- ma/services/MeasurementArchiveService –Web-service Interface Documentation – Identify the web-service Type in the URL –E.g. http://xxx/geant2-java-rrd-ma /services/xxxgeant2-java-rrd-ma Go to the SVN –http://anonsvn.internet2.edu/svn/perfsonar/trunk/http://anonsvn.internet2.edu/svn/perfsonar/trunk/ Go to the folder of the web-service Type you are looking for Examples in “Interface Specification.doc “ and the rnc can be found under the “schema” folder
Connect. Communicate. Collaborate Support Need help, you want to provide some feedback – firstname.lastname@example.org@perfsonar.net Knowledge base –http://kb.perfsonar.eu/ (under population)http://kb.perfsonar.eu/
Connect. Communicate. Collaborate Next Steps Simple Authorization –Organisation and role based. –Using EduGAIN attributes Creation of a Multi-Domain Monitoring service across Europe (MDM Service in Pilot phase) –Current target NOCs and PERTs
Connect. Communicate. Collaborate Of Interest But not deployed Flow Aggregation MA –http://wiki.perfsonar.net/jra1- wiki/index.php/Flow_Selection_and_Aggregation_MAhttp://wiki.perfsonar.net/jra1- wiki/index.php/Flow_Selection_and_Aggregation_MA Flow Subscription MP –http://wiki.perfsonar.net/jra1- wiki/index.php/Flow_Subscription_MPhttp://wiki.perfsonar.net/jra1- wiki/index.php/Flow_Subscription_MP
Connect. Communicate. Collaborate Understanding the needs of the operators NOCs react mostly on alarms triggered by equipment or service being up/down. They don’t often encounter performance issues –Either there aren’t, or the users got used to have degraded performances from time to time and don’t complain about them. If the NOCs are given tools, they need –To be told by an alarm when something goes bad (and they shouldn’t be overwhelmed by alarms) –To be able to understand at a glance what’s going on (interpretation) –To be able to act on some network elements to resolve the issues (otherwise it is useless to them) –Without it, there is little benefits to them.
Connect. Communicate. Collaborate Understanding the needs of the operators There is also the need for planning tools reasonably simple to use. There are three gaps that need to be filled between the operators and the users –“geographical gap”: network boundaries vs end-to-end –“TCP/IP model gap”: network operators are up to the IP layer (unless offering additional services running), the users are at the application layer. –“time gap”: the network operators have 5 minutes average statistics, the packet lifetime is few ms, an application inter-action is around few seconds/minutes.
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