Tag Archives: outage detection

new animation: the August 2014 Time Warner outage

On August 27, 2014, Time Warner suffered a network outage that affected about 11 million customers for more than two hours (making national news). We have observing global network outages since December 2013, including this outage. We recently animated this … Continue reading

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new animation: a sample of U.S. networks, before and after Hurricane Sandy

In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy made landfall on the U.S. East Coast causing widespread power outages. We were able to see the effects of Hurricane Sandy by analyzing active probing of the Internet. We first reported this work in a … Continue reading

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new talk “Internet Populations (Good and Bad): Measurement, Estimation, and Correlation” at the ICERM Workshop on Cybersecurity

John Heidemann gave the talk “Internet Populations (Good and Bad): Measurement, Estimation, and Correlation” at the ICERM Workshop on Cybersecurity at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island on October 22, 2014. Slides are available at http://www.isi.edu/~johnh/PAPERS/Heidemann14e/. From the abstract: Our research … Continue reading

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new animation “Watching the Internet Sleep”

Does the Internet sleep? Yes, and we have the video! We have recently put together a video showing 35 days of Internet address usage as observed from Trinocular, our outage detection system. The Internet sleeps: address use in South America … Continue reading

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new conference paper “When the Internet Sleeps: Correlating Diurnal Networks With External Factors” in IMC 2014

The paper “When the Internet Sleeps: Correlating Diurnal Networks With External Factors” will appear at ACM Internet Measurements Conference 2014 in Vancouver, Canada (available at http://www.isi.edu/~johnh/PAPERS/Quan14c/ with cite and pdf, or direct pdf). From the abstract: As the Internet matures, policy questions loom … Continue reading

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new technical report “When the Internet Sleeps: Correlating Diurnal Networks With External Factors (extended)”

We released a new technical report “When the Internet Sleeps: Correlating Diurnal Networks With External Factors (extended)”, ISI-TR-2014-691, by Lin Quan, John Heidemann, and Yuri Pradkin, available as http://www.isi.edu/~johnh/PAPERS/Quan14b. pdf From the abstract: As the Internet matures, policy questions loom … Continue reading

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new video “A Retrospective on an Australian Routing Event”

On 2012-02-23, hardware problems in an Australian ISP (Dodo) router caused it to announce many global routes to their ISP (Telstra), and from there to others. The result: for 45 minutes, millions of Australians lost international Internet connectivity. While this … Continue reading

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new conference paper “The Need for End-to-End Evaluation of Cloud Availability” in PAM 2014

The paper “The Need for End-to-End Evaluation of Cloud Availability” was published by PAM 2014 in Marina del Rey, CA (available at http://www.isi.edu/~zihu/paper/cloud_availability.pdf). From the abstract: People’s computing lives are moving into the cloud, making understanding cloud availability increasingly critical. Prior studies of … Continue reading

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congratulations to Lin Quan for his new PhD

I would like to congratulate Dr. Lin Quan for defending his PhD in Dec. 2013 and his doctoral disseration “Learning about the Internet through Efficient Sampling and Aggregation” in Jan. 2014. From the abstract: The Internet is important for nearly all … Continue reading

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new conference paper “Trinocular: Understanding Internet Reliability Through Adaptive Probing” in SIGCOMM 2013

The paper “Trinocular: Understanding Internet Reliability Through Adaptive Probing” was accepted by SIGCOMM’13 in Hong Kong, China (available at http://www.isi.edu/~johnh/PAPERS/Quan13c with cite and pdf, or direct pdf). From the abstract: Natural and human factors cause Internet outages—from big events like Hurricane Sandy in … Continue reading

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