USENIX Tenth System Administration Conference (LISA
OC3MON: Flexible, Affordable, High Performance Statistics Collection
Joel Apisdorf, k claffy (NLANR), Kevin Thompson, & Rick Wilder
The Internet is rapidly growing in number of users, traffic
levels, and topological complexity. At the same time it is
increasingly driven by economic competition. These developments
render it more difficult, and yet more critical, to characterize
network usage and workload trends, and point to the need for a high
performance monitoring system that can provide workload data to
Internet users and administrators. To ensure the practicality of
using the monitor at variety of locations, implementation on low
cost, commodity hardware is a necessity.
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