Network and Transfer Metrics WG

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  • 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


  • 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


Shawn McKee (chairperson), Marian Babik (co-chair), clouds, experiment contacts and product owners to be invited (proposed to invite previous members of perfSONAR TF, i.e. as well as members knowledgeable about FAX, AAA, FTS, PhEDEx, Panda or Rucio)

Coming Events

  • First meeting of the "Network and Metrics WG" to be announced

Task Tracking

Task Deadline Progress Affected VOs Affected Sites Comments
Invite members June Ongoing - -
Plan and organise kick-off meeting July Ongoing - -  




-- MarianBabik - 19 May 2014

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