Keynote/Boardwatch Internet Backbone Index A better test!!!
Craig A. Huegen
c-huegen at quadrunner.com
Fri Jun 27 20:08:11 UTC 1997
On Fri, 27 Jun 1997, Jack Rickard wrote:
==>Not an entirely whacky concept actually. The way hot potato routing works,
==>this could actually be a "purer" test I suspect of the network internally
==>and a purer test of connectivity of any network to all others cum Internet.
The article says that you're measuring backbone provider performance, yet
* carrier's web server location
* carrier's web server performance
==>Keynote does a "Top 40" study of 40 popular web sites and I believe they
==>make the results available on their web site. It is interesting to observe
==>performance variations of the network as a whole over time. Other than
==>that, we don't have much interest in it. It is indicative of no specific
==>network, but of the Internet in general.
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