network quality measurement probes+reporting

Dan Snyder sliplever at gmail.com
Tue Aug 26 18:42:53 UTC 2014


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On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 1:13 PM, Saku Ytti <saku at ytti.fi> wrote:

> Anyone can recommend or even just name drop network quality measurement
> kit?
>
> I'm only familiar with IP SLA, RPM and Creanord (and various inhouse
> tools:)
>
> What I'd like to see
>   - 1us or better one-way jitter (no need for clock sync, just accurate
> clock)
>   - tens or 100us one-way latency (as good as cheaply can get sync, ntp is
> ok)
>   - 1us or better RTT
>   - any-to-any measurement, not just hub<->spoke (or sufficiently cheap
> hub)
>   - 100pps to 100 measurement points on 8 CoS (ish, less may be acceptable)
>   - randomized payload pattern + verification (to catch bit mangling)
>   - randomized sport/dport (to put traffic in each ECMP/LAG combo, long
> term)
>   - programmatic accesss and useful documents to measurement data (e.g.
> some OSS TSDB)
>   - high quality, fast, useful graphical reporting and alarming
>   - support for TWAMP and OWAMP responders
>   - indicative price <100kEUR CAPEX and <2000EUR YRC for 100 nodes solution
>
> --
>   ++ytti
>


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