Performance Working Group, Face-to-Face Meeting, 5-Oct-09

Internet2 Fall Member Meeting in San Antonio


Carla Hunt welcomed the group. Co-Chair Chris Hawkinson participated via the phone bridge.

Community Updates

- Presented by Aaron Brown, Internet2

ION Service
* ION service is now production with Ciena monitoring.
* There will be a demonstration of the ION service during the week here at Fall Member Meeting.

pS Performance Toolkit 3.1
* Regular active latency tests and archiving.
* Vastly improved administrative web GUI.

perfSONAR-PS 3.1
* perfSONAR-BUOY adds OWAMP support.
* Stability and performance enhancements across all services.
* It's the one-stop shop for Internet2's software.
* Includes BWCTL, OWAMP, pS-PS RPMs.
* There are plans to package NDT and other tools as well.

Internet2 Staff

In the next few weeks, Andy Lake will be transitioning to a job at ESnet, and Rich Carlson will begin working Department Of Energy's Office Of Science. We thank both for all their hard work and wish them well in their respective endeavors. Both will be remaining within the Internet2 community and we look forward to working with them in the future.

Recent release of the Network Performance Toolkit

- Presented by Jason Zurawski, Internet2

Jason provided an overview of the pS-Performance Toolkit:



Geant's experiences with PERTs

- Presented by Victor Reijs, HEAnet

Victor provided an overview of The Performance Enhancement and Response Team (PERT) at Geant: