• Predicting TCP congestion through active and passive measurments 

      Hassan, Ismail Ali (Master thesis, 2005)
      The Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) has proved to be a reliable transport protocol that has withstood the test of time. It is part of the TCP/IP protocol suite deployed on the Internet, and it currently supports a ...
    • Administration of remote computer networks 

      Fjeldbo, Stig Jarle (Master thesis, 2005)
      Today's computer networks have gone from typically being a small local area network, to wide area networks, where users and servers are interconnected with each other from all over the world. This development has gradually ...
    • Virtual user simulation 

      Thurmann, Ellef (Master thesis, 2005)
      This project is about human–computer interaction, consisting of two parts. The first part is to analyze human behavior through the observation of machine/system behavior – solely through network traffic. By observing ...
    • User survey of practices using cfengine 

      Chaudhry, Raheel Asghar (Master thesis, 2005)
      This Master thesis is the final project at Oslo University College which is a part of the international Master degree in Network and system administration, in collaboration with the University of Oslo. This thesis includes ...
    • Retrivability of data in ad-hoc backup 

      Aspelund, Trond (Master thesis, 2005)
      This master thesis looks at aspects with backup of data and restore in ad-hoc networks. Ad-hoc networks are networks made between arbitrary nodes without any form of infrastructure or central control. Backup in such ...
    • Evaluation of file access control implementations 

      Madar, Fatima Ali (Master thesis, 2005)
      This thesis discusses two implementations of file access controls: the UNIX Permissions (UP) and the Access Control List (ACL). We will evaluate advantages and weaknesses in these two implementations. The criteria ...
    • High speed network sampling 

      Rindalsholt, Ole Arild (Master thesis, 2005)
      Classical Sampling methods play an important role in the current practice of Internet measurement. With today’s high speed networks, routers cannot manage to generate complete Netflow data for every packet. They have ...
    • Passive traffic characterization and analysis in heterogeneous IP networks 

      Thorkildssen, Håvard Wik (Master thesis, 2005)
      In this thesis we revisit a handful of well-known experiments, using modern tools, to see if results yielded from earlier experiments are valid for today’s heterogeneous networks. The traffic properties we look at are ...
    • Traffic classification with passive measurement 

      Pham, Phong Hoang (Master thesis, 2005)
      This is a master thesis from a collaboration between Oslo University College and Uninett Research. Uninett have a passive monitoring device on a 2.5 Gbps backbone link between Trondheim and Narvik. They uses measurement ...
    • Comparison of NFS, Samba and AFS 

      Eriksen, Claudia (Master thesis, 2005)
      By making use of a distributed file system, users of physically distributed computers are allowed to share data and storage resources. This paper compares three distributed filesystems: the Sun NFS filesystem, Samba and ...
    • Traffic characteristics and queueing theory : implications and applications to web server systems 

      Bjørnstad, Jon Henrik (Master thesis, 2006)
      Businesses rely increasingly on Internet services as the basis of their income. Downtime and poor performance of such services can therefore be directly translated into loss of revenue. In order to plan and design services ...
    • High-level load balancing for web services 

      Ulland, Sven Ingebrigt (Master thesis, 2006)
      A structured approach to high availability and fault tolerance is essential in a production-grade service delivery network, where delays and faults can occur for a multitude of reasons. In this thesis, we consider the ...
    • Monitoring Changes in the Stability of Networks Using Eigenvector Centrality 

      Bytyci, Ilir (Master thesis, 2006)
      Monitoring networks for anomalies is a typical duty of network operators. The conventional monitoring tools available today tend to almost ignore the topological characteristics of the whole network. This thesis takes a ...
    • Predicting performance and scaling behaviour in a data center with multiple application servers 

      Undheim, Gard (Master thesis, 2006)
      As web pages become more user friendly and interactive we see that objects such as pictures, media files, cgi scripts and databases are more frequently used. This development causes increased stress on the servers due ...
    • Wireless security and user attitude in SOHO environments 

      Santucci, Ugo (Master thesis, 2006)
      Wireless telecommunications networks have been one of the outstanding success stories over the last decade or so. Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) are reaching the same success in a very short time.[1] Corporate and ...
    • Generating synthetic VoIP traffic for analyzing redundant OpenBSD-Firewalls 

      Woernhard, Maurice David (Master thesis, 2006)
      Voice over IP, short VoIP, is among the fastest growing broadband technologies in the private and commercial sector. Compared to the Plain Old Telephone System (POTS), Internet telephony has reduced availability, measured ...
    • Exploring 3-dimentional visualization of the data sets collected by cfEngine 

      Semenov, Alexander (Master thesis, 2006)
      cfEngine or Configuration Engine is an administration tool used to configure and maintain computer systems. There is a part of cfEngine that is responsible for collection of information about systems’ state. As a result, ...
    • Management of high availability services using virtualization 

      Braastad, Espen (Master thesis, 2006)
      This thesis examines the use of virtualization in management of high availability services using open source tools. The services are hosted in virtual machines, which can be seamlessly migrated between the physical nodes ...
    • Epidemic network and centrality 

      Rustam, Akram Hussain (Master thesis, 2006)
      This project is about epidemics spreading in computer networks and the issue of node centrality. The aim of such analysis is to investigate the rate of infection and information spreading in the network, to find the most ...
    • Exploring patterns for scalability of network administration with topology constraints 

      Disney, Matthew (Master thesis, 2007)
      This thesis considers the impact of distributed network communication patterns on the scalability of dynamic systems configuration and monitoring using the software cfengine. Decentralized patterns are partially ...