M-Lab Study of ISP Interconnection Released

A Measurement-Lab study of ISP Interconnection and its Impact on Consumer Internet Performance sheds light on the dispute between ISPs and Netflix. Articles in the press help interpret the results.


PlanetLab is a global research network that supports the development of new network services. Since the beginning of 2003, more than 1,000 researchers at top academic institutions and industrial research labs have used PlanetLab to develop new technologies for distributed storage, network mapping, peer-to-peer systems, distributed hash tables, and query processing.

PlanetLab currently consists of 1353 nodes at 717 sites.

PlanetLab node distribution