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perfSONAR History Timeline

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Significant Events in perfSONAR History

This chronological list is a chronicle of events and actions in the history of perfSONAR Project. We will continue to add items over time.

  • November 28, 2017 perfSONAR 4.0.2 release
  • August 15, 2017 perfSONAR 4.0.1 release
  • April 17, 2017 perfSONAR 4.0 release. pScheduler added. CentOS7 support. OWAMP MP and BWCTL MP depreciated.
  • October 2016 University of Michigan joins the project
  • March 3, 2016 perfSONAR 3.5.1 release
  • September 28, 2015 perfSONAR 3.5 release. New Toolkit Web Interface. Debian support.
  • April 21, 2015 perfsonarUI 1.5 release
  • March 24, 2015 perfSONAR 3.4.2 release
  • February 19, 2015 MaDDash 1.2 release
  • October 27, 2014 perfSONAR 3.4.1 release
  • October 7, 2014 perfSONAR 3.4 release. Fullinstall option. LiveCD/LiveUSB dropped. First steps toward unifying the projects into one development effort with the inclusion of the OWAMP MP and BWCTL MP added from MDM.
  • February 3, 2014 pS-Performance Toolkit 3.3.2 release
  • February 19, 2014 perfSONAR-PS/MDM convergence initiated during perfSONAR Workshopn in Arlington, VA. Fosters collaboration of ESnet, GÉANT, Indiana University and Internet2
  • December 10, 2013 first 1000 instances of perfSONAR-PS Toolkit deployment
  • June 13, 2013 pS-Performance Toolkit 3.3 release. CentOS6 support. Live USB option.
  • June 7, 2012 perfsonarUI Web 1.0 released
  • April 20, 2012 pS-Performance Toolkit 3.2.2 release
  • October 17, 2011 pS-Performance Toolkit 3.2.1 release
  • December 3, 2010 perfSONAR MDM 3.3 release
  • October 22, 2010 pS-Performance Toolkit 3.2 release. Netinstall and LiveCD options. CentOS5.5 support.
  • April 22, 2010 pS-Performance Toolkit 3.1.3 release
  • February 18, 2010 pS-Performance Toolkit 3.1.2 release
  • November 6, 2009 pS-Performance Toolkit 3.1.1 release
  • September 26, 2009 pS-Performance Toolkit 3.1 release
  • August 13, 2009 perfSONAR MDM bundle 3.2 release
  • July 2009 NML-WG first draft schema
  • May 27, 2009 first NMC-WG GGF document on schema for protocols to control of network measurement  (paper "An Extensible Protocol for Network Measurement and Control DRAFT")
  • January 23, 2009 perfSONAR MDM bundle 3.1 release
  • October 2, 2008 pS-NPToolkit 2.0 release
  • August 13, 2008 NPToolkit 1.1 release
  • June 2008 NPToolkit 1.0/Knoppix Live CD. perfSONAR-PS services (BWCTL and OWAMP) + NPAD and NDT
  • April 15, 2008 NPtoolkit 0.09 release
  • May 7, 2008 perfSONAR MDM 3.0 release. Linux distributions (RPMs and Debian packages) for all software. Developed by GÉANT2 project partners, RNP, Internet2
  • June 2, 2008 formation of NMC-WG at OGF23 during BOF at OGF23, Barcelona, Spain. NMC-WG Network Measurement Control defines protocols for generation and fetching of network measurements (perfSONAR)
  • December 17, 2007 perfSONAR bundle 2.2 release
  • August 22, 2007 perfSONAR bundle 2.1 release
  • May 25, 2007 perfSONAR bundle 2.0 release (rrd ma, sql ma, ls, ssh/telnet mp, clmp, bwctl mp) in Java and Perl
  • May 2007 perfSONAR NM-WG v2.0 schema published
  • Fabruary 1, 2007 formation of OGF NML-WG group at OGF19. NML-WG Network Markup Language decsribes network topologies
  • January 26, 2007 perfsonarUI 0.09 release as Java Web Start
  • July 18, 2006 perfSONAR 1.0 release. Included Java RRD MA and Java LS. Delivered by Internet2, ESnet, GEANT, RNP.
  • January 8, 2006 perfsonarUI 0.02 release
  • June 6, 2005 Joint GÉANT and Internet2 paper "Towards Multi–Domain Monitoring for the European Research Networks" presented at TNC2005 conference, Poznań, Poland
  • April 2005 system gots its name perfSONAR
  • January 2005 joint prototype development starts. ESnet and RNP joins collaboration.
  • September 22, 2004 EU-US meeting at GGF12, Brussels, Belgium
  • September 2004 GÉANT2/JRA1 Performance Monitoring General Framework Design starts
  • July 2004 GÉANT2 JRA1 collaborates with internet2 E2Epi End-2-End performance initiative. Meeting of leaders.
  • June 10, 2004 EU-US meeting about performance initiative with Internet2 during TNC2004 conference, Rhodes, Greece
  • March 17, 2004 Transatlantic Performance Monitoring Workshop in Geneva - starts collaboration at the meeting of Internet2, DANTE, CANARIE to work on joint architecture, development and tools deployement
  • November 15, 2003 Internet2 End-to-End Performance Initiative Performance Environment System (E2E piPES) demonstarted at SC03, Phoenix, AZ.
  • March 19, 2003 first NM-WG GGF document on schema for measurements (paper "A Hierarchy of Network Performance Characteristics for Grid Applications and Services")
  • October 18, 2002 First programme of the European PERT (Performance Enhancement and Response Team) at TF-NGN9 Meeting, Budapest, Hungary
  • July 2002 paper "E2E piPEline: End-to-End Performance Initiative Performance Environment System Architecture" published
  • 2002 Internet2 Performance Evaluation and Review Framework (PERF) established
  • July 2001 formation of OGF NM-WG group at GGF during BOF at GGF2, Vienna, VA. NM-WG Network Measurement decribes network characteristics and metrics.
  • February 2001 End-to-End Performance Initiative vision paper published