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Traffic Management, Shaping, and Engineering
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Admission Control

ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode)

Bandwidth Management

Bandwidth on Demand


Capacity Planning


Congestion Control Mechanisms

Constraint-Based Routing

CoS (Class of Service)

CSR (Cell Switched Router)

Data Communication Concepts

Delay, Latency, and Jitter

DEN (Directory Enabled Networks)

Differentiated Services (Diff-Serv)

Explicit Routing

Flow-Control Mechanisms

Integrated Services (Int-Serv)

Internet Architecture and Backbone

IP over ATM

Label Switching

Link Aggregation

Load Balancing

MPLS (Multiprotocol Label Switching)

Multilayer Switching


Network Access Services

Network Core Technologies

Network Design and Construction

Network Management

NPN (New Public Network)

Packets and Packet-Switching Networks

Policy-Based Management

Prioritization of Network Traffic

QoS (Quality of Service)


Resource Management


Routing on the Internet


RSVP (Resource Reservation Protocol)

RTP (Real-time Transport Protocol)

RTSP (Real-Time Streaming Protocol)

SLA (Service-Level Agreement)

Source Routing

TCP (Transmission Control Protocol)


Transport Protocols and Services


UDP (User Datagram Protocol)

Virtual Circuit

VLAN (Virtual LAN)

Voice over IP (VoIP)

VPN (Virtual Private Network)

Web Links
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IETF Working Group: Internet Traffic Engineering (tewg)

IETF Working Group: Multiprotocol Label Switching (mpls)

Sally Floyd's information page with information about queuing, rate control, and congestion management

Bitpipe (search for "traffic engineering")

Noritoshi Demizu's extensive Web links related to QoS, MPLS, traffic engineering, and similar topics

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

New Web Links

Traffic Engineering Considered "Harmful" by John Crowcroft

ATM Forum "Traffic Management Specification" version 4.1 March 1999 (contains QoS and service category specifications)

TCP research papers related to bandwidth management and congestion control

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