Corpus ID: 342240

Design and implementation of an MPLS based load balancing architecture for Web switching

  title={Design and implementation of an MPLS based load balancing architecture for Web switching},
  author={R. Dragos and Sanda Dragos and M. Collier},
The WWW has been the preferred technology used to provide information and e-services over the Internet. However, one major limitation of Web servers is that beyond a threshold, the server will not be able to process requests in a timely manner or will reject requests. Addressing this problem requires new architectures such as Web clusters, and new technologies such as Web switching. The current available solutions do not offer end-to-end quality-of-service (QoS) or are cost prohibitive… Expand

Figures and Tables from this paper

An MPLS based architecture for differentiated Web service
The WWW has been the preferred technology used to provide information and e-services over the Internet. However, one major limitation of Web servers is that they treat all requests equivalently,Expand
Design and implementation of a Layer-7 MPLS-based Web Switching Architecture
This paper describes a novel web switching architecture, based on the MPLS technology and on Open-Source software, which achieves flexible content-based routing to the most appropriate server by primarily considering Layer-7 information. Expand
MPLS based mobility framework in 4G architectures
  • I. S. Misra, A. Banerjee
  • Engineering
  • TENCON 2003. Conference on Convergent Technologies for Asia-Pacific Region
  • 2003
An integration framework for 4G-network architecture between the UMTS-GPRS system and IEEE 802.11 WLAN systems using MPLS as the underlying technology is developed. In 4G networks, to suffice theExpand
TE-Friendly Content Delivery Request Routing in a CDN
A CDN architecture that employs a TE-Friendly Request Routing (TFRR) system, which not only distributes the server load but also achieves network efficiency by balancing the path loads and results show that the proposed CDN with the TFRR algorithm achieves both server and traffic load balancing. Expand
A Novel Load Sensitive Algorithm for AP selection in 4 G Networks
With the advent of 3G cellular systems and the development of the same towards 4G, the need for efficiency in terms of signaling overhead between the actual mobile node at the lowest layer of theExpand
Session awareness issues for next generation cluster based network load balancing frameworks
The analysis of load balancing scenarios of some representative IP services provides solid reasons to use deep packet inspection to achieve fine grained network traffic load distribution, and to meet NAT and firewall traversal constraints as well. Expand
Measurement based comparison between VoIPoMPLS and VoIP using software routers
This thesis is dedicated to my parents and my brother and I acknowledge my colleagues and the loving support and encouragement from parents and brother without whom I certainly would not have made it this far. Expand


Scalable Web Request Routing with MPLS
This approach removes the main bottleneck from the system, and lends itself to realization in a standard MPLS switch, thus obviating the need for costly, specialized layer-7 Web switch hardware while providing the same functions at a much improved price-to-performance ratio. Expand
Distributed packet rewriting and its application to scalable server architectures
It is shown that DPR provides performance comparable to centralized alternatives, measured in terms of throughput and delay, and enhances the scalability of Web server clusters by eliminating the performance bottleneck exhibited when centralized connection routing techniques are utilized. Expand
Requirements for Traffic Engineering Over MPLS
This document identifies the functional capabilities required to implement policies that facilitate efficient and reliable network operations in an MPLS domain and can be used to optimize the utilization of network resources and to enhance traffic oriented performance characteristics. Expand
Performance Engineering of the World Wide Web: Application to Dimensioning and Cache Design
This paper considers performance issues related to dimensioning and caching, and advocates the use of novel cache replacement algorithms that explicitly take document size and network load into account so as to minimize the retrieval time perceived by clients. Expand
A Scalable HTTP Server: The NCSA Prototype
The methodology used at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications in building a scalable World Wide Web server is outlined, allowing for dynamic scalability by rotating through a pool of http servers that are alternately mapped to the hostname alias of the www server. Expand
Overview and Principles of Internet Traffic Engineering
The principles, architectures, and methodologies for performance evaluation and performance optimization of operational IP networks are discussed throughout this document. Expand
A Framework for QoS-based Routing in the Internet
This document describes some of the QoS-based routing issues and requirements, and proposes a framework for QoS - based routing in the Internet, and describes the current state of the technology. Expand
WWW Proxy Traffic Characterization with Application to Caching
Characterizing World Wide Web proxy traffic helps identify parameters that affect caching, capacity planning and simulation studies. In this paper we identify invariants that hold across a collectionExpand
SWEB: towards a scalable World Wide Web server on multicomputers
A system called SWEB is implemented on a distributed memory machine, the Meiko CS-2, and networked workstations to strengthen the processing capabilities of a scalable World Wide Web server by utilizing the power of multicomputers to match huge demands in simultaneous access requests from the Internet. Expand
NCSA's World Wide Web Server: Design and Performance
The article examines extant Web access patterns with the aim of developing more efficient file-caching and prefetching strategies. Expand