Addie, R. G. and Yevdokimov, Oleksiy and Braithwaite, Stephen and Millsom, David (2007) Protecting small flows from large ones for quality of service. In: 2nd International Conference on Digital Telecommunications (ICDT 2007), 1-6 Jul 2007, San Jose, CA. United States.
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A simple strategy for improving Quality of Service is to protect small flows from large ones, by finding a small number of large flows, separating them from the remaining traffic, and giving the small flow traffic priority over these large flows. This is a very powerful technique because it is known that a small proportion of all flows (e.g. 0.1%) contain a large proportion of all bytes (e.g. 20%). Many questions arise when this method of managing performance is considered. These questions are investigated by means of a mathematical model of traffic and of queueing in routers. One particular question is particularly emphasized in this paper: how should the size of flows be measured?
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|Uncontrolled Keywords:||quality of service (QOS); internet performance; mice and elephants|
|Subjects:||290000 Engineering and Technology > 291700 Communications Technologies > 291704 Computer Communications Networks|
|Depositing User:||Dr Ron Addie|
|Date Deposited:||11 Oct 2007 01:13|
|Last Modified:||11 Nov 2013 05:42|
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