Date
April 19, 2004 – April 20, 2004
Registration

April 19, 2004 – April 20, 2004

Proposal submission

April 19, 2004 – April 20, 2004

Location
Berlin, Germany
Host IXP(s)
DE-CIX Management GmbH

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Hotel Information

Grand Hotel Esplanade, Berlin

Lützowufer 15, 10785 Berlin, Germany

 

 

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Venue Information

Grand Hotel Esplanade
Lützowufer 15
Berlin, Germany

From Berlin Central Station


Take S-Bahn train S5, S7, or S75 heading towards Spandau to Zoologischer Garten station . Change there to bus line 100 heading towards Alexanderplatz. Leave the bus at stop Lützowplatz. 3 mins walk from Lützowplatz to the hotel. Journey time approx. 25 mins. 

 

From Tegel Airport TXL


In front of Terminal A take bus line X9 heading towards Zoologischer Garten station. Change there to bus line 100 heading towards Alexanderplatz. Leave the bus at stop Lützowplatz. 3 mins walk from Lützowplatz to the hotel. Journey time approx. 30 mins.

 

From Schonefeld Airport SXF


Take the Airport Express (lines RE9, RE7 or RB 14) to Zoologischer Garten station. Change there to bus line 100 heading towards Alexanderplatz. Leave the bus at stop Lützowplatz. 3 mins walk from Lützowplatz to the hotel. Journey time approx. 60 mins.

My Proposals

April 19, 2004

09:00 – 10:00

Registration and access to meeting room

10:00 – 10:15

Official welcome

  • Introduction from Euro-IX
  • Introduction from DE-CIX
  • Introduction from Extreme Networks
  • Explanation of Forum Programme
  • Update since 3rd Euro-IX Forum


10:15 – 10:45

Introductions from all member IXPs

Member Introductions
Unknown presenter
10:45 – 11:45

General IXP issues - Mike Hughes

  • Collect info for a BCP on IXP port security:
    • MAC address limit
    • STP guarding
    • broad/multicast-storm limitation
    • ARP watching
    • other
  • Collect info for a BCP on Resilience & Optimisation
    • how much resilience inside switches?
    • how many switches?
    • how many locations?
    • how to optimise traffic flows (for saving trunk capacity)?
* Multi-port connected customers
  • Which methods are offered/used at various IXPs?
* Route server
  • Any new developments ?
  • Who is using or planning to use a route server?
* Anti DDoS
  • Update on LINX White Paper on DDoS Defense
  • Who is using or planning to use AntiDDoS gear/measures?


11:45 – 12:15

Coffee Break

12:15 – 13:15

Regulatory issues

  • Outline of the Regulatory Affairs monitoring service
  • Demonstration of new Regulatory Affairs portal
  • Overview of current topics


13:15 – 14:45

Lunch

14:45 – 15:45

Customer view workshop

Neil Levine of Claranet and Neil McRae of COLT will share some insights from an IXP customer perspective.


15:45 – 16:00

6th Euro-IX General Meeting

  1. Opening
  2. Agenda approval
  3. Approval of 5th GM minutes
  4. Presentation and approval of the Annual report for 2003
  5. Euro-IX Secretariat for 2005-2008
  6. Euro-IX Regulatory Services
  7. Aob & Next GM
  8. Closing


16:00 – 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 – 17:45

Keynote Presentation - Michael Kende of Analysys Consulting

"Understanding the chaos" - what is really going on in the telco economic sector, is there a recovery, what is driving it?


19:00 – 23:00

Extreme Networks sponsored dinner

  • Restaurant Kaefer
  • Roof top of the German Parliament


April 20, 2004

09:15 – 10:15

IXP business tools - Richard Almeida

As a follow-up on the presentation by Bill Norton at the 3rd forum, Richard Almeida will elaborate on what XPE learned and either incorporated or ignored (and why).


10:15 – 10:45

Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:30

Bench marking workshop

At the 3rd Forum in Lisbon, I proposed a benchmarking club. What is benchmarking? Benchmarking is the exchanging of data about your business to enable you to compare performance (or policies….).


11:30 – 11:45

JPNAP Presentation

A presentation on the Japan Network Access Point (JPNAP) and an overview of other IXPs in Japan.


11:45 – 12:30

Technical issues workshop - Tomas Marsalek

  • Switch Wish List v2.0: Mike Hughes
  • MD5 configs in Juniper & Cisco Routers & Quagga: Mike Hughes
  • Sharing Experience IXP's members activity: "sharing" lab
    with members, WG participation : Tomas Marsalek
  • Extension capacity on IX backbone: - double 1gbps and
    etherchannel bundle using WDM equipment X switch from 1GB to 10GB technology.
  • Compatibility with non-cisco GBIC in future IOS : Tomas Marsalek
  • Discount from Switch vendors for EURO-IX members : Tomas Marsalek
  • IPv6 Allocation Policies and Issues
  • Agenda Items for RIPE EIX-WG
  • RIPE NCC Action Plan - input


12:30 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 14:45

'Murphy's Corner'

This workshop is designed as an opportunity for IXPs to share some stories of things going wrong at their IXP and how they handled/mishandled these events!


14:45 – 16:45

Tools workshop - Ondrej Filip & Arnold Nipper

  • IXP watch (LINX
  • Implementation of Nagios (VIX)
  • BENTO (Netnod)
  • Inter Provider Network Analyzer (MIX)
  • A software analyzer for IXPs (NIX.CZ)
  • Monitoring tools at Netnod (Netnod)
  • Monitoring tools at DE-CIX (DE-CIX)
  • Marratech conferencing tool (LINX)
  • Possible EU funded monitoring tool development project (LINX/MIX)


16:45 – 17:00

Closing

Unknown presenter Amsterdam , Netherlands

Monday Dinner

‘Restaurant Kaefer’ located on the roof top of the German Parliament.

Platz der Republik 1, 11011 Berlin, Germany