A performance measurement technique that is applicable to CSMA/CD-based local area networks, such as the Ethernet, is described. The protocol and its performance characteristics as they affect monitoring, are reviewed. Existing monitoring techniques are examined. A master/slave monitor measurement technique and the functions and measurements that the monitor supports are presented. An experimental implementation of the monitoring technique is described.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Information Systems
- Hardware and Architecture
- Computer Networks and Communications