Network Parameters on Subscriber side feelings
nanog at fa1c52f96c54f7450e1ffb215f29991e.nosense.org
Mon Jun 18 12:36:59 UTC 2007
On Mon, 18 Jun 2007 13:02:55 +0100
Leigh Porter <leigh.porter at ukbroadband.com> wrote:
> michael.dillon at bt.com wrote:
> >> is there any work or research on measuring method for
> >> subscriber (customer)side feelings of network service?
> We have been doing a lot of work on how to measure the subscriber
> "experience" of a network. e2e ping delay actually is quite a good
> measure so long as you use it correctly. However we found that using
> tools such as iperf to take periodic measurments of TCP throughput, UDP
> throughput and packet loss was far more interesting.
> Leigh Porter
You might also find this OWAMP (One Way Active Measurement Protocol)
AKA "One Way Ping" implementation to be quite useful for that sort of
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