An SLA perspective on the router buffer sizing problem


In this paper, we discuss recent work on buffer sizing in the context of an ISP's need to offer and guarantee competitive Service Level Agreements (SLAs) to its customers. Since SLAs specify the performance that an ISP guarantees to its customers, they provide critical context for many configuration and provisioning decisions and have specific relevance to… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/1364644.1364645


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@article{Sommers2008AnSP, title={An SLA perspective on the router buffer sizing problem}, author={Joel Sommers and Paul Barford and Albert G. Greenberg and Walter Willinger}, journal={SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review}, year={2008}, volume={35}, pages={40-51} }