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Traffic Engineering in Metro Ethernet
Padmaraj Nair, Suku Nair, Girish Chiruvolu
Pages - 101 - 114     |    Revised - 30-04-2010     |    Published - 10-06-2010
Volume - 2   Issue - 2    |    Publication Date - May 2010  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
Metro Ethernet, VLAN, Spanning tree
ABSTRACT
Traffic engineering is one of the major issues that has to be addressed in Metro Ethernet networks for quality of service and efficient resource utilization. This paper aims at understanding the relevant issues and outlines novel algorithms for multipoint traffic engineering in Metro Ethernet. We present an algorithmic solution for traffic engineering in Metro Ethernet using optimal multiple spanning trees. This iterative approach distributes traffic across the network uniformly without overloading network resources. We also introduce a new traffic specification model for Metro Ethernet, which is a hybrid of two widely used traffic specification models, the pipe and hose models.
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Dr. Padmaraj Nair
- United States of America
mpadmara@engr.smu.edu
Dr. Suku Nair
- United States of America
Dr. Girish Chiruvolu
- United States of America