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Analysis of Bottlenecks in International Internet Links

Ahsan Habib, Md and Abrams, Marc (1998) Analysis of Bottlenecks in International Internet Links. Technical Report ncstrl.vatech_cs//TR-98-24, Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

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We report on preliminary results of analysis into the sources of congestion in international Internet routes from the United States to several countries: Brazil and South Africa. Using the pathchar and traceroute tools, we identified which links in a variety of routes are a bottleneck. The measures used were throughput, round trip delay, and router queueing delays. Measurements with ping were used to validate the round trip times obtained with pathchar.

Item Type:Departmental Technical Report
Subjects:Computer Science > Historical Collection(Till Dec 2001)
ID Code:503
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Deposited On:05 December 2001
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