IEEE Communications Magazine

Issue 6 • June 1989

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  • Analysis of transport measurements over a local area network

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):16 - 22
    Cited by:  Papers (31)
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    Measurements of the end-of-end delay and maximum throughput are reported for a typical implementation of the bottom four layers of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) protocols. These comprise the transport, network, data link, and physical protocols. An overview of the four protocols is given, and the experimental environment is described. The measurement results are discussed, and some of the... View full abstract»

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  • An analysis of TCP processing overhead

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):23 - 29
    Cited by:  Papers (291)  |  Patents (104)
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    The transport layer of the protocol suite, especially in connectionless protocols, has considerable functionality and is typically executed in software by the host processor at the end points of the network. It is thus considered a likely source of processing overhead. However, a preliminary examination has suggested to the authors that other aspects of networking may be a more serious source of o... View full abstract»

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  • Application protocols and performance benchmarks

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):30 - 36
    Cited by:  Papers (14)  |  Patents (1)
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    The authors present results from performance measurements of application services. They have chosen widely available implementations of the file transfer protocols File Transfer Access and Management (FTAM) and FTP, and the transaction protocols Remote Operations Service Element (ROSE) and Sun's Remote Procedure Call (SunRPC). The measurements have all been run on the same Sun 3/60 workstations ov... View full abstract»

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  • VMTP as the transport layer for high-performance distributed systems

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):37 - 44
    Cited by:  Papers (60)  |  Patents (20)
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    The authors identify and discuss three major categories of deficiencies in current transport protocols: performance, naming, and functionality. They describe the design of the Versatile Message Transaction Protocol (VMTP) and some performance measurements of the protocol used in the V-Distributed System. They show that VMTP addresses all of the above issues within a single protocol without signifi... View full abstract»

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  • Implementation of physical and media access protocols for high-speed networks

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):45 - 53
    Cited by:  Papers (17)  |  Patents (1)
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    Existing protocols for high-speed local area networks (HSLANs) and metropolitan area networks (MANs) are dealt with from an implementation standpoint. Emphasis is put on the lowest layers of the ISO OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) Reference Model, i.e. the physical layer and media access control sublayer of the data-link layer. Seven representative state-of-the-art HSLAN and MAN media-access pr... View full abstract»

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