Organization

Exam:

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Lecture:

 Tuesdays, 11:45-13:15 in 36-438

Exercises:

 Fridays (announced via KIS), 15:30 in 36-438

Contact:

 Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jens Schmitt
 M.Sc. Paul Nikolaus
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Lecture Overview

The objective of this lecture is to introduce the basics of performance management in communication networks on multiple time-scales. The contents are as follows:

  1. Introduction & Motivation
  2. Long-Term Performance Management
    • Network Design
    • Traffic Modelling
  3. Medium-Term Performance Management
    • Traffic Engineering / Routing
    • Content Distribution / Caching
  4. Short-Term Performance Management
    • Packet-Level Dynamics
    • Packet Scheduling
  5. Conclusion and Outlook

Material & Slides

The slides are only accessible from within the university network (131.246.*). You can use SSH or VPN for remote access.

Chapter Title Last Update Slides
 0  Organization  April 16, 2018  PDF
 1  Introduction  April 16, 2018  PDF
 2  Long-Term Performance Management  April 17, 2018  PDF
3  Medium-Term Performance Management  May 11, 2018  PDF
4  Short-Term Performance Management July 10, 2018  PDF  uncorr.-vs-indep.  MG1

 

 

Exercises

The exercise sheets are only accessible from within the university network (131.246.*). You can use SSH or VPN for remote access.

Exercise Time Download
1 May 4 at 15:30  PDF  ex_1_data_1.dat  ex_1_data_2.dat  positions.txt  Solution (1-2)
2 May 25 at 15:30 PDF  Solution (1-3)  PrimalDualRelation
3 June 8 at 11:45 PDF  Solution (1)
4 July 6 at 15:30 PDF

 

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