[tor-project] January and February 2019 report and March 2019 plans for the metrics team
karsten at torproject.org
Mon Mar 4 21:10:51 UTC 2019
Hello Tor, hello world!
Below you'll find the highlights of Tor metrics team work done in
January and February 2019 as well as a few expected highlights for the
current month, March 2019.
On behalf of the Tor metrics team,
January and February 2019:
Held an in-person meeting in Brussels to make plans with other teams and
to make a new roadmap for the next six months .
Performed a one-off analysis of existing OnionPerf measurements with
special focus on slow runs, timeouts, and failures [2, 3].
Started drafting guidelines for adding data to Tor Metrics .
Presented Tor Metrics at FOSDEM 2019 . A transcript of the
presentation is also available .
Continued to document considerations for privacy-preserving safe
measurements of live networks  to be included in an IETF Internet
Draft on the topic .
Took ownership of OnionPerf development. The canonical repository is now
hosted on git.tpo  and is mirrored to GitHub  to accept pull
requests (and to later run CI).
Added a "single-shot" mode to OnionPerf to enable easier testing during
development and towards use in CI environments .
Improved test coverage for OnionPerf .
Added support for testing v3 onion service performance in OnionPerf .
Continued working on second report for Sponsor13 [14, 15]
Ported the research portal content to a Hugo static site  and
deployed a staging version for feedback .
Established a new research at tpo alias  to allow for external
researchers to contact Tor people that manage the Research
Add integration tests  for the data-processing modules powering the
Tor Metrics website.
Write a specification document for exit lists .
Replace advertised bandwidth distribution graphs by consensus weight
distribution graphs .
Presenting Tor Metrics at the Scottish Networking Event  on the 12th
Attending IETF 104 and presenting the above Internet Draft on safe
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