The aim of this paper is to survey the main Internet Quality of Service signaling protocols. We discuss some classification criteria and design issues.
Class Based Queueing (CBQ) is a link-sharing and resource management mechanism for packet networks. The weights of CBQ control the way with which the available bandwidth at the output interface of the router is distributed among the different classes of the input traffic. CBQ also disposes of rules for bandwidth borrowing based on a hierarchy of classes. In… (More)
$EVWUDFW The Differentiated Services (DiffServ) architecture is receiving wide attention as a framework for providing different levels of service according to a Service Level Agreement (SLA) profile. The edge routers in a DiffServ network mark/shape/police flows based on their SLAs, and the core routers offer packets different treatments using the marks… (More)