Assistant Director, Research and Development, Architecture and Performance
Jeff Boote is Assistant Director, Research and Development, Architecture and Performance at Internet2. In this capacity, Jeff directs Internet2 software development efforts relating to performance architectures such as perfSONAR (performance monitoring) and DCNSS (dynamic circuit provisioning). Jeff implemented OWAMP a tool for one-way latency measurement that is a sample implementation of IETF RFC 4656, which he co-authored. Jeff also created BWCTL, a tool for scheduling throughput tests that allows multiple users to schedule throughput tests with hosts in the middle of the network in cooperation with regularly scheduled tests. He is a contributing member to the Open Grid Forum's Network Measurement Working Group, Network Measurement and Control Working Group, Network Mark-up Language Working Group, and the Network Service Interface Working Group. Before coming to Internet2 in March of 2002, Jeff worked at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in the Visualization Lab, writing visualization software to translate NCAR research into high-resolution, multi-dimensional animations and also managed NCAR's web engineering group.