skip to primary navigationskip to content

Course pages 2021–22

Introduction to networking and systems measurements

Lecture slides

Lab handouts

Lab handouts will be posted shortly before each lab.

Artifact Evaluation

Materials for this Lab are located here

Lab reports

Useful reference material

Papers of interest

  • Methodology
    • Vern Paxson. 2004. Strategies for sound internet measurement. In Proceedings of the 4th ACM SIGCOMM conference on Internet measurement (IMC '04). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 263-271. ACM DL
    • Mark Allman and Aaron Falk. 1999. On the effective evaluation of TCP. SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. 29, 5 (October 1999), 59-70. ACM DL
    • Constantine, B. et al. Framework for TCP Throughput Testing, IETF RFC 6349 Aug 2011 RFC TEXT
    • T. Harris, "Five ways not to fool yourself", White paper, 2018. PDF
  • Repeatability/Reproducability
    • Nikhil Handigol, Brandon Heller, Vimalkumar Jeyakumar, Bob Lantz, and Nick McKeown. 2012. Reproducible network experiments using container-based emulation. In Proceedings of the 8th international conference on Emerging networking experiments and technologies (CoNEXT '12). ACM DL
    • Lisa Yan and Nick McKeown. 2017. Learning Networking by Reproducing Research Results. SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. 47, 2 (May 2017), 19-26. DOI: ACM DL
    • MiniNet
    • Reproducing Network Research
    • Bryan Clark, Todd Deshane, Eli Dow, Stephen Evanchik, Matthew Finlayson, Jason Herne, and Jeanna Neefe Matthews. 2004. Xen and the art of repeated research. In Proceedings of the annual conference on USENIX Annual Technical Conference (ATEC '04). USENIX Association, Berkeley, CA, USA, 47-47. PDF
    • Diwaker Gupta, Kashi V. Vishwanath, and Amin Vahdat. 2008. DieCast: testing distributed systems with an accurate scale model. In Proceedings of the 5th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI'08) PDF
    • D. Pediaditakis, C. Rotsos and A. W. Moore, "Faithful reproduction of network experiments," 2014 ACM/IEEE Symposium on Architectures for Networking and Communications Systems (ANCS), Marina del Rey, CA, 2014, pp. 41-52. IEEE DL