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Measuring your Web Server Reachability with TCP Ping
Measuring your Web Server Reachability with TCP Ping
Rene Wilhelm — 27 Sep 2017

HTTP measurements from RIPE Atlas probes are only possible towards RIPE Atlas anchors. However, when it comes to measuring the connectivity and latency of web servers on the network level, an alternative exists, which we call TCP Ping: a traceroute with special options that mimic the TCP handshake that takes place when an HTTP connection is established. In this article we compare the results of large scale HTTP and TCP Ping measurements. … Read more

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