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Analysis and application of network traffic characteristics to design high-speed routers
Author(s): Shingo Ata; Masayuki Murata; Hideo Miyahara
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Paper Abstract

A rapid growth of the Internet and proliferation of new multimedia applications lead to demands of high speed and broadband network technologies. Routers are also necessary to follow up the growth of link bandwidths. From this reason, there have been many researches on high speed routers having switching capabilities. To have an expected effect, however, a control parameters set based on traffic characteristics are necessary. In this paper, we analyze the network traffic using the network traffic monitor and investigate the Internet traffic characteristics through a statistical analysis. We next show the application of our analytical results to parameter settings of high speed switching routers. Simulation results show that our approach makes highly utilized VC space and high performance in packet processing delay. We also show the effect of flow aggregation on MPLS. From our results, the flow aggregation has a great impact on the performance of MPLS.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 November 1999
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 3842, Internet II: Quality of Service and Future Directions, (5 November 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.368312
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Shingo Ata, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Masayuki Murata, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Hideo Miyahara, Osaka Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3842:
Internet II: Quality of Service and Future Directions
Raif O. Onvural; Seyhan Civanlar; James V. Luciani, Editor(s)

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