The early Internet was not only about designing transport protocols, developing control planes, and understanding how to build faster physical transports. Measurement played a huge role in understanding what needed to be changed, what needed to be developed and understanding why the protocols that make the Internet (and other networks) "go" really work.
Jon Crowcroft, one of the pioneers in measuring network things, joins this episode of the History of Networking to discuss this history.
Listen to this interview with Jon Crowcroft:
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