Workshop: eduPERT and ESnet present: An Overview in Emerging (and not) Networking Technologies - Part I Save to my Google calendar

18/05/2014 10:00-18:30
Lecture Theatre B
The materials for these sessions can be downloaded from the following urls:

Sunday, eduPERT Training materials:

Monday, esNET materials :

This event aims at training performance experts, providing validated
performance resources and face to face training. The day of Sunday will
be the "Performance U!" annual workshop which provides a strong
educational base where the community can learn about performance
implications of new tools and new technologies. The school will cover
technical aspects like TCP tuning and measurement tools giving this year
much more space to practical hands-on. On Sunday afternoon before the
conclusion of the day the annual F2F meeting will be held.
Monday, engineers from The Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) will present
content related to the Science DMZ network design pattern. Materials
will include an overview of network architecture, a discussion on the
practical aspects of network security for scientific use cases, a review
of the perfSONAR monitoring framework, and finally a discussion on bulk
data transfer improvements made possible through advanced software and

Sunday the 18th of May
9:00 Opening and Welcome - Alessandra Scicchitano and Kurt Baumann, SWITCH
9:15 Introduction to TCP communication
(buffering/retransmission/congestion control) - Domenico Vicinanza, Dante
9:45 TCP end-host tuning: Theory - Domenico Vicinanza, Dante
10:15 TCP end-host tuning: Practical (on VMs)
11:30 Measurement tools: Introduction (OWAMP, iperf, bwctl) - Robert
Stoy, DFN
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Measurement tools: hands-on
15:30 Impact of TCP tuning on network troubleshooting (for example using
iperf with and without tuning) - Domenico Vicinanza, Dante
16:00 Intro to perfSONAR and the new bwctl features - Brian Tierny, ESnet
17:00 F2F meeting

Monday the 19th of May, Brian Tierney - ESnet
9:00 Science DMZ Architecture & Security Policy
10:00 perfSONAR Monitoring and Network Troubleshooting
11:00 Data Transfer Node (DTN) Construction & Bulk data Movement
12:00 Conclusion of the event: How was it? What would you have done