I2MP - An architecture for hardware supported high-precision traffic measurement

Konferenz: MMB 2006 - 13th GI/ITG Conference Measuring, Modelling and Evaluation of Computer and Communication Systems
27.03.2006 - 29.03.2006 in Nürnberg, Germany

Tagungsband: MMB 2006

Seiten: 4Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Sass, Detlef; Junghans, Sascha (University of Stuttgart, Institute of Communication Networks and Computer Engineering)

Accurate measurement data are crucial for correct understanding of traffic. Ever increasing bandwidth pushes the requirements for measurement equipment beyond pure SW/PC solutions. We developed a scalable architecture of a hardware-supported, passive measurement platform, the I2MP, for high-precision traffic measurement for Gigabit Ethernet with flexible filter possibilities and intelligent selection of the cutting area within a frame. In this paper, this platform will be presented.