Traffic Measurement and Analysis      
Date:18 – 20 Oct 2005

Course Fees: THB 19,000.00

Venue: intERLab, AIT, Thailand
Instructor: Dr. Kenjiro Cho, IIJ Research Lab/WIDE Project


To enable participants to troubleshoot, diagnose and tune up traffic performance and plan for a long-term capacity, equipment and cost evaluation.

Who should attend?

Network Operators

Course Duration

3 days

Course Contents

This training covers the followings topics:
Overview of Internet Traffic Measurement
- Measurement goals
- Why do we need traffic measurement?
- Why is traffic measurement on the Internet so hard?
- Management tools: ping, traceroute, tcpdump, SNMP, MRTG, etc.
Measurement basics
- Sampling
- Cumulative distribution function (CDF)
- Confidence interval
Traffic metrics
- Throughput measurement
- Delay measurement
- Path measurement
Measurement techniques
- Active and passive measurement
- Data reduction
- Packet capturing
- Privacy issues
- Filtering techniques
- Sampling techniques
- Aggregation techniques
Measurement related topics
- Data visualization
- Time in measurement: clock drift, OS time management, etc.
- System performance
Advanced topics in traffic measurement


Basic knowledge about UNIX System Administration and Network Operation

Biography of instructor:

Kenjiro Cho is a senior researcher at Internet Initiative Japan, Inc. He was with Canon, Inc. during 1984-1995, with Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc. during 1996-2004, and is with IIJ since 2004. He received the B.S. degree in electronic engineering from Kobe University, the M.Eng. degree in computer science from Cornell University, and the Ph.D. degree in media and governance from Keio University. He is currently an adjunct professor at Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, a board member of the WIDE project and a development member of the KAME project, the FreeBSD project and the OpenBSD project. His current research interests include traffic measurement, QoS management, and operating system support for networking. He is the author of ALTQ, a popular software package for QoS research.

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Online Registration

Certificate of paticipation, training materials, lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Please note that the places are limited and the registration will be on a “first come – first served” basis. If you have any further queries, please contact Ms. Wit Hmone at +66-2 524 6611 (for AIT internal user dial 6611 only) or email: