Crossbow: a vertically integrated QoS stack

  title={Crossbow: a vertically integrated QoS stack},
  author={Sunay Tripathi and Nicolas Droux and Thirumalai Srinivasan and Kais Belgaied and Venu Iyer},
This paper describes a new architecture which addresses Quality of Service (QoS) by creating unique flows for applications, services, or subnets. A flow is a dedicated and independent path from the NIC hardware to the socket layer in which the QoS layer is integrated into the protocol stack instead of being implemented as a separate layer. Each flow has dedicated hardware and software resources allowing applications to meet their specified quality of service within the host. The architecture… CONTINUE READING
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