Scalable Service Performance Monitoring

Idilio Drago, Aiko Pras

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    Abstract

    Dependable performance measurement is a common requirement for all on-line services. The ongoing tendency to outsource not only infrastructure, but also software parts to several suppliers, creates a new challenge to providers. Traditional solutions cannot easily monitor service performance as perceived by end users, since providers do not have control over all hardware/software involved. Our research focuses on evaluating how data passively collected from network devices can be used to verify end-to-end service performance. Our goal is to compare this approach with current methods used to monitor distributed services. Given the constant mutation of applications on the Internet, as well as the fast increase of the number of users, we are looking for flexible and scalable solutions.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationMechanisms for Autonomous Management of Networks and Services, 4th International Conference on Autonomous Infrastructure, Management and Security
    EditorsB. Stiller, F. De Turck
    Place of PublicationBerlin
    PublisherSpringer
    Pages175-178
    Number of pages4
    ISBN (Print)978-3-642-13985-7
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 27 Jun 2010

    Publication series

    NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
    PublisherSpringer Verlag
    Volume6155
    ISSN (Print)0302-9743
    ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349

    Keywords

    • IR-72367
    • METIS-270810
    • Measurement
    • traffic analysis
    • EWI-17860
    • service performance
    • IPFIX

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