Internet Performance Survival Guide: QoS Strategies for Multi-Service Networks

Internet Performance Survival Guide: QoS Strategies for Multi-Service Networks

by Geoff Huston
     
 

"A critical guide through the tangled thicket of hype, assumptions, and facts about Quality of Service in IP Networks." - Scott Bradner, Senior Consultant at Harvard and Transport Area Director, IETF

The next wave of Internet services will include voice and video as well as data. Supporting this will be the next generation of multiservice network platforms. This

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"A critical guide through the tangled thicket of hype, assumptions, and facts about Quality of Service in IP Networks." - Scott Bradner, Senior Consultant at Harvard and Transport Area Director, IETF

The next wave of Internet services will include voice and video as well as data. Supporting this will be the next generation of multiservice network platforms. This technology guide provides a comprehensive examination of the tools used to construct multiservice Internet networks, and provides up-to-the-minute solutions that deliver accurate services. Detailing every part of this important topic, this book covers the latest in standards work, Quality of Service architectures, detailed evaluation of performance-tuning tools, and design guidelines for achieving optimum performance from Internet networks. With this book, you'll gain an unprecedented look at the key issues that arise when engineering Internet networks to deliver defined levels of performance and learn how to fully utilize the wide array of service performance tools that are available in current Internet networks.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471378082
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/18/2000
Series:
Networking Council Series, #11
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.53(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.35(d)

Meet the Author

GEOFF HUSTON is Chief Scientist of Telstra Internet, Australia's largest telecommunications company with more than four million people connected to the Internet. He is also chair of the Internet Society, a member of the Internet Architecture Board, cochair of the Internet Engineering and Planning group, and coauthor of Quality of Service and author of ISP Survival Guide (both from Wiley).

LYMAN CHAPIN-Chief Scientist at BBN Technologies, CTO for GTE Technology Organization, and founding trustee of the Internet Society.

SCOTT BRADNER-Senior Consultant for Harvard University, Transport Area Director IETF, trustee of the Internet Society, and ISOC VP of Standards.

VINTON CERF-Senior Vice President for Internet Architecture and Technology at MCIWorldcom, founding President of the Internet Society, and co-inventor of TCP/IP

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