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Prioritization of Network Traffic
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Admission Control

ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode)

Bandwidth Management

Bandwidth on Demand



Congestion Control Mechanisms

CoS (Class of Service)

Data Communication Concepts

Delay, Latency, and Jitter

Differentiated Services (Diff-Serv)


Flow-Control Mechanisms

H.323 Multimedia Conferencing Standard

Integrated Services (Int-Serv)

Label Switching

Load Balancing

MPLS (Multiprotocol Label Switching)

Multilayer Switching


Network Design and Construction

Network Management

Packets and Packet-Switching Networks

Policy-Based Management

QoS (Quality of Service)


Resource Management


RSVP (Resource Reservation Protocol)

RTP (Real-time Transport Protocol)

RTSP (Real-Time Streaming Protocol)

SBM (Subnet Bandwidth Manager)

SLA (Service-Level Agreement)

Tag Switching

TCP (Transmission Control Protocol)


Traffic Management, Shaping, and Engineering

Transport Protocols and Services


VLAN (Virtual LAN)

Voice over IP (VoIP)

VPN (Virtual Private Network)

Web Links
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Intel paper: "Class of Service and Differentiated Services"

Intel paper: "Layer 2 Traffic Prioritization"

Hoov's Musings: "Class of Marketing" by Mark Hoover

Lucent white paper: QoS in the LAN

Sally Floyd's Web page. See CBQ (Class-Based Queuing)

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