Network and Transfer Metrics

Mandate and Goals

  • Ensure all relevant network and transfer metrics are identified, collected and published
  • Ensure sites and experiments can better understand and fix networking issues
  • Enable use of network-aware tools to improve transfer efficiency and optimize experiment workflows

The objectives of the working group are:

  • Identify and continuously make available relevant transfer and network metrics
  • Document metrics and their use
  • Facilitate their integration in the middleware and/or experiment tool chain
  • Coordinate commissioning and maintenance of WLCG network monitoring
    • Finalize perfSONAR deployment
    • Ensure all links continue to be monitored and sites stay correctly configured
    • Verify coverage and optimize test parameters

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