Re: Cflowd vs Netflow vs ....

From: Mark Manuel C. Ramos (markmanuel@pacific.net.sg)
Date: Fri Jan 26 2001 - 15:04:37 PST

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    Is it open-source?

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Christian Hammers" <ch@westend.com>
    To: "Alex Shavkun" <sae@news.dcn-asu.ru>
    Cc: <cflowd@caida.org>
    Sent: Friday, January 26, 2001 10:12 PM
    Subject: Re: Cflowd vs Netflow vs ....

    > On Fri, Jan 26, 2001 at 08:06:01PM +0600, Alex Shavkun wrote:
    > > It's very interesting. We want to begin release our own netflow
    collector and
    > > sql analyser/accounting too (Oracle based). What base do you use
    (cfdcollect
    > > sourse code or youself one)?
    > We wrote our own collector in C as this collector is really very small and
    > just reads UDP packages and writes them nearly as-is into a MySQL
    database.
    > BTW: As far as I read mysql is much faster than Oracle. Although Oracle
    has
    > of course *many* features still missing in MySQL so it would be worth to
    > consider using MySQL for netflow and export the then summarized data
    somewhen
    > back to the Oracle for further accounting.
    > The program that calculates free- (two subnets on one router), intern-
    (i.e.
    > in our network) and extern-traffic is written in Perl. It takes about 2h
    > to process the 1-2GB raw data we get per day and gives us per network
    > statistics.
    >
    > > Alex.
    > bye,
    >
    > -christian-
    >
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