Extra: Reverse stress testing your internet data collection network
Let’s get startedIn the video above we show how you can reverse stress test your tracking network by destroying highly connected nodes. Using the Lightbeam software you can disable individual nodes while Adblock is a more general approach as it blocks some trackers.
What did you find out?So you have seen what an extremely simple reverse stress test might look like. What would a normal stress test look like? Maybe in this case applying a shock to a highly connected node would qualify as a stress test, but please do not try this at home.But more importantly we hope you got a feeling for network theory and network stress testing. It basically boils down to looking at what happens to the network when certain nodes are taken out.
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