5th & 6th June 2019, London, UK

The First European perfSONAR User Workshop brings together perfSONAR user and developer communities to explore use cases for the toolkit, to share best practices, and to discuss future features and the development roadmap.

The workshop will run from 10am to 5pm BST on both days.

The event will be followed by a (private) developer debrief on 7th June, for which there is a separate registration page.


The meeting location is the Jisc offices, 15 Fetter Lane, London EC4A, 1BW, UK

Google map: Jisc 15 Fetter Lane London, EC4A 1BW UK

The venue is a short walk from Waterloo Bridge and the Houses of Parliament.

Remote Participation

Will be available via VScene or Zoom. 



If you have any questions about the event please email tim.chown@jisc.ac.uk.

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Meeting Room

The meeting room has a flexible layout and can hold 30-42 people with tables in boardroom or cabaret style.  


Please register for the meeting at https://eventr.geant.org/events/3124.

Remote participation will be available.

There is no registration fee for the workshop, however, participants are expected to cover their own travel expenses.

Agenda (all times are in BST, i.e. GMT+1)

Wednesday, 5th June 2019

9:30-10:00Arrivals, tea and coffee
  • Welcome, Intro, Round table intro, Agenda
  • perfSONAR today
  • perfSONAR activities in WP6 T3
11:00-11:20Tea and coffee break

Use cases

  • First experiences configuring a perfSONAR mesh in an PRACE MDVPN environment - Ralph Niederberger (Research Center Jülich)
  • Test and validation suite for cloud services - Ignacio Peluaga (CERN)
  • perfSONAR deployment in PIONIER NREN - Szymon Trocha (PSNC)
  • perfSONAR and MaDDash deployment: EaPConnect experience - Sergei Kozlov (UIIP/BASNET) - remote presentation
13:00-13:40Buffet Lunch


  • Performance Measurement Platform (PMP) service - Szymon Trocha (PSNC)
  • DFN - Robert Stoy (DFN)
  • GÉANT perfSONAR deployments - Darren Clarke (GÉANT) - to be confirmed
  • Jisc and STFC - presenter to be confirmed
15:00-15:20Tea and coffee break


  • NetSAGE - Andy Lake (ESnet) - remote presentation
  • NEAAR and Asi@Connect deployments on small nodes in Africa and Asia -- Scott Chevalier (IN@IU)
  • US Engagement and Performance Operations Center (EPOC): https://epoc.global/ - Scott Chevalier (IN@IU)
16:50-17:00Wrap-up and End of Day 1
19:30-22:30Dinner TBA

Thursday, 6th June 2019

9:30-10:00Resume, tea and coffee available
  • Welcome day 2, Agenda
  • Survey results and discussion
  • perfSONAR beyond 4.2 - Roadmap overview
11:00-11:20 Tea and coffee break


  • LHC community and perfSONAR - Duncan Rand, Imperial College London
  • Jisc 100G pS (and DTN) deployment to support 100G-connected sites - Duncan Rand / Raul Lopes (Jisc)

New developments

  • On-demand measurements and Grafana integration - Erik Reid (GÉANT) - remote presentation
  • Building and releasing perfSONAR, the Debian port - Antoine Delvaux (PSNC)
  • Running perfSONAR on vendor hardware (Juniper, Cisco) - Szymon Trocha (PSNC), Raul Lopes (Jisc)
13:00-13:40Buffet Lunch

New developments

  • TWAMP - Szymon Trocha (PSNC), Victor Olifer (Jisc)
  • perfSONAR in Campus Network Management - Zurab Bukhnikashvili (GRENA)
  • perfSONAR supporting LoLa measurements - Victor Olifer (Jisc)
  • pSconfig - Andrew Lake (ESnet) - remote presentation
15:00-15:20Tea and coffee break

New developments

  • pShooter - Mark Feit (Internet2) - remote presentation
  • Automating perfSONAR deployments - Ed Colone (U. Michigan) - remote presentation
  • How can we help you? (perfSONAR Consultancy and Expertise) - Antoine Delvaux (PSNC)
15:30-16:30Wrap-up and End of Day 2


Friday, 7th June 2019

(Private) developer debrief (separate registration)