A Light-Weight and Scalable Network Profiling System

Long-term network profiling in high-speed networks with high flow rates requires new ways for collecting, storing and analyzing flow-based network traffic information. Our project at the IBM Zurich Research Laboratory looked at alternatives to the conventional flow-based network profiling approach with the objective of improving scalability for high flow rates. The result is a light-weight and scalable network profiling system for NetFlow and IPFIX.

By: Andreas Kind, Paul Hurley, Jeroen R. Massar

Published in: RZ3561 in 2004


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