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Abilene Update
Steve Cotter
Director, Network Services
Joint Techs – July 2006
Madison, WI
Short Section Title
The Abilene Network
• 10-Gbps ‘best effort’, over-provisioned IP network
• Current normal load ~2+ Gbps; ~10 Gbps peak
• Carrier provisioned backbone λ’s on Qwest footprint
• Sunnyvale-Seattle and Seattle-Denver circuits are now provided by Qwest
as result of Section 271 relief (were Level3 circuits)
• Still a highly reliable IP network
• ~4.8 9’s Juniper core node availability over past 12 months
• SONET backhaul available to connectors
• Dual stack IPv4/IPv6, native multicast, MPLS LSPs
• Purchasing 10 Mbps of IPv6 transit at PAIX
• IPv6: 56 Participants, 26 Connectors, 40 Peers (3 Federal, 27
International, 11 Experimental/Non-production)
• Abilene continues to be widely used – it has the community’s traffic,
the applications, the users, the peerings, and the experiments.
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Short Section Title
Abilene Community
• 35 direct connections (OC-3c  10 Gbps)
• 3 10 Gbps (10 GE) connections
• OC-192c SONET also supported
• 7 OC-48c connections & 5 GE connectors
• 24 connected at OC-12c (622 Mbps) or higher
• 246 Primary Participants – research universities and labs
• Newest additions: C-SPAN, EBSCO Industries, United States
Antarctic Program (USAP),
• Expanded Access
• 147 Sponsored Participants - Individual institutions, K-12
schools, museums, libraries, research institutes
• 36 Sponsored Educational Group Participants - state-based
education networks
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Network Research Facilitation
Using Abilene for Network Research
Research projects across the Abilene Observatory are organized into
two types:
• Projects using data collected by Abilene engineers using equipment
located in the router nodes and operated by the Abilene NOC
• Data collected by separate research projects using their own equipment
collocated in the Abilene racks
• Collocation Research Projects:
• PlanetLab: A global overlay network for developing and accessing new
network services. Larry Peterson, Princeton
• The AMP Project: Performs site-to-site active measurements (path,
round-trip-time, packet loss and on demand throughput tests) and
analyses that enable network researchers and engineers to track
problems and changes in HPC performance. Tony McGregor
NLANR/MNA, Waikato University
• Passive Measurement and Analysis: Objective is to deliver new
insights into the operation, behavior, and health of the Internet, for the
benefit of network users and operations. Joerg Micheel, NLANR/MNA,
San Diego Supercomputer Center, UCSD
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Network Research Facilitation
Using Abilene for Network Research
There are more than 33 other research projects currently using
Abilene Observatory data. Some of the more recent additions are:
• WAIL: The Wisconsin Advanced Internet Laboratory, Flow
sampling and Anomaly Detection using Abilene flow data. Paul
• Network Research Lab at Case Western Reserve, Project is to
assess the presence and incidence of alpha flows in backbone links.
Vincenzo Liberatore;
• Kent State University Computer Science Department, Traffic
Management and QoS Provisioning in IP Networks: The objective of
this work is to investigate the impact of self-similar traffic on the
performance of output buffers in switches and routers. Hassan
• Boston University, Department of Computer Science and
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Spatio-Temporal
Network Analysis: interested in the properties of traffic at an
intermediate level -- the level of source-destination flows, ie, all traffic
flowing from a given origin router to a given destination router;
For a more comprehensive list, see:
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Network Security
Internet2 & REN-ISAC Collaboration
• New services provided to members:
• BotNet Tracker Service: provides members with a rich list of
known botnet command and control domain names and IP
• Secure IRC: provides a means for members to securely
communicate in real time.
• Secure Wiki: provides a controlled access space for
members to directly share information and documentation.
• Pilot of a centralized Arbor Networks Peakflow service to Connectors
• Hardware is already installed.
• If you're interested and/or want to participate see Doug
Pearson, IU
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Network Security
Internet2 & REN-ISAC Collaboration
• New services on immediate horizon
• Malware Sites: list of known malware sites
• Warez Sites: list of know warez sites
• Working with SALSA CSI2 effort on
• Shared Darknet Project
• RENOIR: inter-institutional incident information sharing (led by
• Since departure of Charles Yun, REN-ISAC is picking up
role to coordinate Abilene Operational Security Exercise.
• Planning for that will begin shortly and will probably involve some
of the regionals and possibly international partners.
Doug Pearson giving more detail on these, Wednesday
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International Connectivity
48 International Partnerships and Growing
MCIT [EUN/ENSTIN] (Egypt) AAIREP (Australia)
ARNES (Slovenia)
TENET (South Africa)
BELNET (Belgium)
APAN (Asia-Pacific)
CARNET (Croatia)
ANF (Korea)
CESnet (Czech Republic) Middle East
DANTE (Europe)
Israel-IUCC (Israel)
DFN-Verein (Germany)
Qatar Foundation (Qatar)
FCCN (Portugal)
JAIRC (Japan)
GARR (Italy)
JUCC (Hong Kong)
GRNET (Greece)
REANNZ (New Zealand)
HEAnet (Ireland)
SingAREN (Singapore)
TANet2 (Taiwan)
NORDUnet (Nordic Countries)
RedIRIS (Spain)
RESTENA (Luxembourg)
RIPN (Russia)
SANET (Slovakia)
Stichting SURF (Netherlands)
SWITCH (Switzerland)
TERENA (Europe)
JISC, UKERNA (United Kingdom)
CANARIE (Canada)
CEDIA (Ecuador)
CLARA (Latin
America & Caribbean)
CNTI (Venezuela)
CR2NET (Costa Rica)
CUDI (Mexico)
REUNA (Chile)
RETINA (Argentina)
RNP [FAPESP] (Brazil)
SENACYT (Panama)
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International Connectivity
80+ Networks reachable via International Peerings
Europe-Middle East
Austria (ACOnet)
Malta (Univ. Malta)
Belgium (BELNET)
Netherlands (SURFnet)
Croatia (CARNet)
Norway (UNINETT)
Czech Rep. (CESNET) Palestinian Territories
Cyprus (CYNET)
(Gov’t Computing
Poland (POL34)
Estonia (EENet)
Portugal (RCTS2)
Finland (Funet)
Qatar (Qatar FN)
France (Renater)
Romania (RoEduNet)
Germany (G-WIN)
Russia (RBnet)
Greece (GRNET)
Slovakia (SANET)
Slovenia (ARNES)
Spain (RedIRIS)
Iceland (RHnet)
Sweden (SUNET)
Ireland (HEAnet)
Switzerland (SWITCH)
Israel (IUCC)
Syria (HIAST)
Italy (GARR)
United Kingdom
Jordan (JUNET)
Latvia (LATNET)
Turkey (ULAKBYM)
Lithuania (LITNET)
Luxembourg (RESTENA)
Australia (AARNET)
Argentina (RETINA)
Brazil (RNP2/ANSP)
Canada (CA*net)
Chile (REUNA)
Hong Kong (HARNET)
Costa Rica (CR2Net)
Indonesia (INHERENT)
Mexico (Red-CUDI)
Japan (SINET, WIDE, JGN2) United States (Abilene)
Korea (KOREN, KREONET2) Panama (RedCyT)
New Zealand (NGI-NZ)
Peru (RAAP)
Philippines (PREGINET)
Uruguay (RAU2)
Singapore (SingAREN)
Venezuela (REACCIUN2)
Taiwan (TANet2, ASNet)
Thailand (UNINET, ThaiSARN)
Vietnam (Vinaren)
Central Asia
Armenia (ARENA)
Georgia (GRENA)
Kazakhstan (KAZRENA)
Tajikistan (TARENA)
Uzbekistan (UZSCI)
Algeria (CERIST)
Morocco (CNRST)
Tunisia (RFR)
South Africa (TENET)
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International Connectivity
International Connectivity Updates
• Point-to-Point service trial between Internet2 (HOPI) and
Europe (GEANT)
• GEANT2 services include switched, point-to-point GigE-based
services, bundled as part of core subscription for NRENs
• Internet2 to offer similar services
• Currently via HOPI testbed
• Ultimately via new network
• Desire to trial technical and organization model for making these
services available across both GEANT2 and Internet2
communities – still accepting pilot users.
Coming Soon:
• Peering with New Zealand’s REANNZ network
• Partnership with MYREN: Malaysia’s R&E Network
Steve Cotter
Dynamic Services Development
BRU-SCI: Current Work
Internet2's BRUW and ESnet's OSCARS merged into same codebase.
Working name of collaboration is BRU-SCI (Bandwidth Reservation for
Users of Science Applications)
Successful interdomain reservation established in each direction between
Abilene and ESnet through Chicago peering point. Reservation consisted
• A web page to schedule the reservation via a web service request
• Two BRU-SCI servers (one on each domain) with a web service
interface. Servers handle AAA, reservation data, path discovery and
path setup
• An exchange of X.509 certificates to authenticate the cross-domain
• Two MPLS tunnels (one on each domain) converged at the Chicago
peering point. Each MPLS tunnel was established by its respective
BRU-SCI server
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Dynamic Services Development
BRU-SCI: Future Work
Interface BRU-SCI to CANARIE's UCLP(User Controlled Lightpaths).
• This will be BRU-SCI's first step toward providing capabilities beyond
MPLS and an entrance into the circuit-switched realm
• UCLP will act as backend for establishing End-to-End connections
across a lightpath
Expand path discovery mechanism
• Currently use IP dependent traceroute. Will explore other possibilities
such as OSPF and BGP.
Further collaborate with similar projects such as DRAGON(MAX)
• Work toward interoperability between various “Bandwidth on
Demand” technologies.
• Combine efforts where appropriate
See Internet2’s Andrew Lake [email protected] for more information
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Short Section Title
The New Internet2 Network
• Announced at the SMM, but details had to be withheld
• Will be deployed nationally over 13,000 miles of dedicated fiber using
Level3 fiber and Infinera optronics across the backbone
• 100G capacity to start
• Sustainable model with clear path forward to 40G & 100G
• Network capable of supporting production and experimental services
across the same infrastructure
• Internet2 will have complete control of the optical layer and highly
granular lightpath services that can be provisioned dynamically
• The network will provide short-term and long-term waves, as well as
on-demand or advanced reservation “lightpath” scheduling
• Waves come with Service Level guarantees
• The IP network, corresponding to the current Abilene footprint, will be
built on the optical network
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Detailed Layer 1 Topology
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New Network Activities
Community Design Workshop
• Held 15-16 June in Indianapolis
• Provided details of the new network and received input
from the community
• Attended by more than 120 Internet2 member technical
and executive staff
• Breakout sessions regional, connector and site specific details
were discussed
• Internet2 received valuable input on architecture, services
and transition which is being integrated into the new
network design and policies
• Additional information is available at
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New Network Activities
Coming out of CDW
• Focused on finalizing the architecture and costs
• Already had calls with more than 1/3rd of the connectors
• Gathering information necessary in determining costs for connections
and rollout of services
• Advisory Groups are being formed to provide technical and policy
advice for the new network (Paul Schopis heading up this effort)
• Working with Level3 and Infinera on deployment schedule
• Deployment will begin this fall
• First segments operational near end of year, completion by late Spring
• Transition plans are being drawn up
• Evaluation of the grooming boxes is underway and selection will be
completed within 2 weeks
• Business and membership models are being reviewed/finalized
• Policies being written for commodity traffic and content exchange
peerings based on community input
Steve Cotter
Short Section Title
Internet2 - Infinera MoU
• Commitment to technology collaboration with the
Internet2 community on:
• Service management and delivery leveraging GMPLS
• VPN services including L1 VPNs and advanced
network management solutions
• Driving toward lower cost 40G interfaces using
technologies such as X40
• Collaboration on development and test efforts of superlambda services for high-capacity applications such as
• Utilization of the Internet2 network for network testing
of new technologies
Steve Cotter
Additional Info
Internet2’s New Network BoF:
• Tuesday 12:30 – 1:50pm, Rm. 325/326
RONs/Connectors BoF:
• Tuesday 6:00 – 8:00pm, Wisconsin Ballroom
• Contact info:
scotter @ internet2 . edu
248.379.1965 (cell)
Steve Cotter
Steve Cotter