OCEANS Measurement Technology Employed in net.Medic
On April 14, 1997, VitalSigns, Inc. of Santa Clara, CA was launched, and on the same day announced
their first product: net.Medic (shown above), which is
based in part on tools developed in the OCEANS Group at Boston University.
More on the connections between OCEANS and VitalSigns:
- VitalSigns Home Page.
- VitalSigns collection of links on
Internet Measurement including their acknowledgement of the OCEANS Group.
- Washington Post article on
VitalSigns and referring to Boston University.
- Boston University Today article on OCEANS
Group contributions to net.Medic
- Boston University Press Release announcing
OCEANS Group contributions to net.Medic.
- Papers describing measurement methods:
Robert L. Carter and Mark E. Crovella,
"Measuring Bottleneck Link Speed in Packet-Switched Networks",
TR-96-006, Boston University Computer Science Department, March 15, 1996.
Slightly modified version appears in Performance Evaluation,
Vol 27&28, 1996.
Mark E. Crovella and Robert L. Carter, "Dynamic Server Selection in the
Internet", in Proceedings of the Third IEEE Workshop on the
Architecture and Implementation of High Performance Communication
Subsystems (HPCS'95), August 1995. Also available as TR-95-014,
Boston University Computer Science Department, June 1995.
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