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Effects of the State of Network on PTP accuracy – An ESnet Case Study

by Christopher S Cooper, Steven C Christopher, Joseph V Olatt
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ORNL Report
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This report presents some of the effects and observations of the "state of network" on Precision Time Protocol (PTP) accuracy. "State of network" here refers to things like traffic on the network, network congestion, network routes, differences in paths taken in communication between two entities, etc. The network under consideration is ESnet.