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Ronn Ritke Tony McGregor NLANR/MNA (UCSD/SDSC) Funded by the National Science Foundation/CISE/SCI cooperative agreement no. ANI-0129677.

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1 Ronn Ritke Tony McGregor NLANR/MNA (UCSD/SDSC) Funded by the National Science Foundation/CISE/SCI cooperative agreement no. ANI International AMP Collaborations Overview

2 Active Measurement Project (AMP) Led by Tony McGregor AMP performs site-to-site active measurements (RTT, topology, loss, and on-demand throughput) and analysis which give network researchers and engineers a full mesh of real-time and historical performance data between well understood end hosts.

3 International Collaborations Based on off-the-shelf PC technology 1 RU profile to save space AMPs can be shipped with many different power supplies Simple online AMP request form (IP address, Gateway, mailing address, local contact) Simple installation (network connection and power) Why hosting an AMP is simple - Design decisions

4 International Collaborations The NLANR/MNA group now has AMP monitors in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, and the United Kingdom. Soon India, Lebanon, Malaysia, Pakistan, Kenya, South Africa, and Tunisia. The majority of the PRAGMA test-bed countries now also have AMP monitors deployed. We are working to place AMPs at the remaining test-bed sites -- India and Malaysia.

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6 International Collaborations (Contd-2) I was contacted by Bruce Morgan of AARNet about a TEIN2 Measurement workshop in September. Of the participating countries, most host an AMP machine. We are looking for an AMP host in the Philippines and Indonesia. We would pay for the box and ship it once the short online AMP request form is completed. The host site would get link performance information (RTT, Packet loss, path information) from their site to the other International AMP Mesh sites.

7 International Collaborations (Contd-2) Based at the University of Oregon, the Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC) project provides technical information, engineering assistance, training, and equipment to universities, research institutions and networking organizations in developing areas. The NSRC's primary goal is to make it easier for U.S. scientists and engineers to collaborate via the Internet with their international colleagues. NSRC is partially supported by the National Science Foundation NLANR/MNA is working with Steve Huter from UO-NSRC.

8 International Collaborations (Contd-2) Groups from the following countries - have experimented with and/or deployed their own local AMP mesh: Australia, Brazil, Korea, Taiwan, and New Zealand. - expressed interest in developing a local AMP mesh: Thailand, China, Chile and Mexico.

9 International Collaborations (Contd-2) As a trusted, neutral party, NLANR/MNA has facilitated cooperation across many different organizational and national boundaries. The result is that NLANR/MNA is well on the way to establishing a world-wide measurement infrastructure for gathering performance data from high-speed next-generation research networks around the globe and, as is our norm, making this information publicly available to systems administrators, engineers, and the research community.

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