Buffer Control Scheme Considering Service Class of Flows

Katsuya MINAMI  Hideki TODE  Koso MURAKAMI  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E85-B   No.1   pp.98-106
Publication Date: 2002/01/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Issue on Internet Technology II -- Traffic Control and Performance Evaluation in the Internet)
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Internet router,  quality of service,  flow management,  

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Summary: 
Recently, as multimedia and high-speed traffic become more popular on the Internet, the various traffic requiring different qualities of service (QoS) will co-exist. In addition, classified service based on Diff-Serv (Differentiated Service), MPLS (Multi-Protocol Label Switching),etc., have come into wide use. Today's Internet environment requires routers to perform control mechanisms in order to guarantee various QoSs. In this paper, we propose a buffer management scheme for the Internet router that uses class-based priority control. This paper focuses on per-flow queueing, and evaluates the performance of the proposed buffer management scheme. Realization of differentiated services and dissolution of buffer occupation by specific flow is expected by the proposed control.