Measurement Architectures for Network Experiments with Disconnected Mobile Nodes

  • Jolyon White
  • Guillaume Jourjon
  • Thierry Rakatoarivelo
  • Maximilian Ott
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 46)


Networking researchers using testbeds containing mobile nodes face the problem of measurement collection from partially disconnected nodes. We solve this problem efficiently by adding a proxy server to the Orbit Measurement Library (OML) to transparently buffer measurements on disconnected nodes, and we give results showing our solution in action. We then add a flexible filtering and feedback mechanism on the server that enables a tailored hierarchy of measurement collection servers throughout the network, live context-based steering of experiment behaviour, and live context-based control of the measurement collection process itself.


measurement testbeds mobile OML disconnected measurement 


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© ICST Institute for Computer Science, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jolyon White
    • 1
  • Guillaume Jourjon
    • 1
  • Thierry Rakatoarivelo
    • 1
  • Maximilian Ott
    • 1
  1. 1.Australian Technology ParkNICTAEveleighAustralia

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