Protecting small flows from large ones for quality of service

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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Abstract

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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Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Maths and Computing (Up to 30 Jun 2013)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Maths and Computing (Up to 30 Jun 2013)
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 01:13
Last Modified: 11 Nov 2013 05:42
Uncontrolled Keywords: quality of service (QOS); internet performance; mice and elephants
Fields of Research (2008): 10 Technology > 1005 Communications Technologies > 100504 Data Communications
10 Technology > 1005 Communications Technologies > 100503 Computer Communications Networks
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0801 Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing > 080110 Simulation and Modelling
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
Identification Number or DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICDT.2007.68
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/2731

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