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Bandwidth Management



Congestion Control Mechanisms

CoS (Class of Service)

Data Communication Concepts

Delay, Latency, and Jitter

Differentiated Services (Diff-Serv)

Flow-Control Mechanisms

Integrated Services (Int-Serv)

Internet Protocol Suite

Load Balancing

Middleware and Messaging

MPLS (Multiprotocol Label Switching)

Multilayer Switching

Packets and Packet-Switching Networks

Policy-Based Management


Prioritization of Network Traffic

QoS (Quality of Service)

Reliable Data Delivery Services

Resource Management


RSVP (Resource Reservation Protocol)

SLA (Service-Level Agreement)

TCP (Transmission Control Protocol)



ToS (Type of Service)

Traffic Management, Shaping, and Engineering

Transport Protocols and Services

Voice over IP (VoIP)

VPN (Virtual Private Network)

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Sally Floyd's References

Cisco paper: "Quality of Service (QoS) Networking"

UCSC CE/CS high-speed networks Lab (see Projects section)

Noritoshi Demizu's multilayer routing page (extensive links)

Additional links may be found under "Congestion Control Mechanisms" and "QoS (Quality of Service)."

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