Published on December 3, 2007
Multicast Cookbook or why my wife has three cookbooks in the kitchen cupboard: Multicast Cookbook or why my wife has three cookbooks in the kitchen cupboard Bob Riddle Internet2 Multicast Working Group A Multicast Cookbook: A Multicast Cookbook Multicast Definition To transmit a single message packet with a special destination address which multiple nodes on the network may be willing to receive. Why should I care about multicast? consider stats from earlier Victoria Secrets webcast More than 1 million web hits during 1st hour 283% increase in web traffic during event Do the math (stream * potential endpoints) Consider the opportunities: AG, ConfXP, Video delivery Milan, K12 school reduced cost of new high school (TV, coax, etc.) Why do you need a Cookbook?: Why do you need a Cookbook? Cookbook: n. A book of directions and receipts for cooking Recipe n.; pl. A set of directions for preparing food from its ingredients. A method or procedure for accomplishing a goal by defined steps; -- implying a high probability of achieving the goal My Kitchen Cupboard Recipe books for “non-standard” meals Howto instructions to guide in allow me to serve unusual meal What you’ll find in this Cookbook: What you’ll find in this Cookbook Ingredients Hardware (routers, switches) Software (configurations,tools, applications) Your Recipes How to prepare a ? router for multicast Cisco, Juniper, Force10, etc. How to prepare ? switches for multicast Cisco, HP, Force10, 3Com, etc. How to prepare ? endpoints for multicast WinXP, OS X, Linux, Wireless Hubs, etc. What you’ll won’t find in this Cookbook: What you’ll won’t find in this Cookbook My recipes (don’t have to eat my cooking!) This is not a replacement for existing cookbooks This is like the cookbooks in my kitchen cupboard: Contains recipes from others that describe how they prepared something (ingredients, process) Recipes from folks that prepared their _?_ for multicast “the” recipe Context matters – your “oven” may be different from their “oven”, your ingredients may be different from their ingredients (budget, resources, infrastructure so … this is your Multicast Cookbook: so … this is your Multicast Cookbook This cookbook will aid those deploying networks that will support multicast applications. This cookbook will catalog the experiences of those who have successfully deployed multicast across their networks, including both the tools used and the configuration parameters for network equipment. This cookbook will be available on the web Chapter 1 – the Ingredients: Chapter 1 – the Ingredients Overview - Internet2 Hands-on Workshop Overview (PPT) Multicast on the LAN / SSM (PPT) Intra-domain ASM (PPT) Inter-domain ASM (PPT) Troubleshooting (PPT) SSM Revisited / Making the Case for Multicast (PPT) Chapter 1 – continued: Chapter 1 – continued NLANR – Multicast Issues Multicast Working Group Abilene Advanced Services Chapter 2 – Network related stuff: Chapter 2 – Network related stuff Peering with Abilene HOWTO for Cisco, Juniper routers Secure multicast infrastructure NWU - Secure Multicast Network Configuration Guide [email protected] Security issues & Recommendations Matt Davy – protecting multicast-enabled networks Cisco IOS information Official List of Multicast Networks Looking Glass Lists Chapter 3 – useful pointers: Chapter 3 – useful pointers Multicast Router viewer MANTRA multicast monitoring Multicast Beacon Server Multicast Troubleshooting Bill Nickless – Methodology UCSB – Debugging handbook Internet2 Workshop Chapter 4 – Application Stuff: Chapter 4 – Application Stuff Multicast Tester Tools for testing -Oregon Tools for testing – NLANR Tools for testing – Memphis Spotlight List of Applications Access Grid – ANL Access Grid – Internet Futures Lab DVTS and the DVGuide Videolan Chapter 5 – Your Recipes: Chapter 5 – Your Recipes Share your recipes! [email protected] [email protected] Critique the recipes in the Cookbook join in the fun! Multicast working group DVGuide, AccessGrid, ConfXP, etc. Questions?: Questions? ?