eduPERT Knowledge Base

The PERT Knowledge Base is hosted by SWITCH, the Swiss NREN, and contains a wealth of information and advice on a wide range of topics related to network performance, from the theory surrounding Explicit Congestion Notifications to practical instructions on using specific throughput measurement tools.

For those wanting help on a specific issue an integrated Google search engine quickly finds KB topics which include specific key words and for those just browsing, the home page includes a Table of Contents which groups topics by subject:

  • performance basics
  • performance metrics
  • network protocols
  • application protocols
  • tools; end-system tuning
  • network tuning
  • application development advice
  • middleboxes
  • specific technologies
  • case studies