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A new protocol for bandwidth regulation of real-time traffic classes in internetworks

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3 Author(s)
J. Liebeherr ; Dept. of Comput. Sci., Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA ; I. F. Akyildiz ; D. Sarkar

A novel bandwidth regulation mechanism is proposed which improves the ability of a packet-switching network to cope with multiple real-time and non-real-time traffic classes. The mechanism achieves regulation of link bandwidth at two levels. At the first level, bandwidth is dynamically regulated between different traffic classes. The concept of `inter-class regulation' is introduced which enforces that the bandwidth left unused by a traffic class is divided among traffic classes with high bandwidth demands. At the second level, bandwidth regulation is enforced on end-to-end traffic streams, so-called flows, such that flows from the same class with identical routes have the same throughput constraints. This concept is referred to as `intra-class regulation'. A simple distributed protocol is presented that achieves a intra-class and inter-class regulation in a general internetwork. The effectiveness of the protocol is demonstrated by simulation experiments

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Distributed Computing Systems, 1995., Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on

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30 May-2 Jun 1995