Quality of Service over Specific Link Layers: state of the art report

Martin van der Zee, R. Ait Yaiz, Geert Heijenk (Editor)

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    The Integrated Services concept is proposed as an enhancement to the current Internet architecture, to provide a better Quality of Service (QoS) than that provided by the traditional Best-Effort service. The features of the Integrated Services are explained in this report. To support Integrated Services, certain requirements are posed on the underlying link layer. These requirements are studied by the Integrated Services over Specific Link Layers (ISSLL) IETF working group. The status of this ongoing research is reported in this document. To be more specific, the solutions to provide Integrated Services over ATM, IEEE 802 LAN technologies and low-bitrate links are evaluated in detail. The ISSLL working group has not yet studied the requirements, that are posed on the underlying link layer, when this link layer is wireless. Therefore, this state of the art report is extended with an identification of the requirements that are posed on the underlying wireless link, to provide differentiated Quality of Service.
    Original languageUndefined
    PublisherCentre for Telematics and Information Technology (CTIT)
    Number of pages64
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 1999

    Publication series

    NameCTIT Technical Report Series
    ISSN (Print)1381-3625


    • EWI-3643
    • METIS-118634
    • IR-65993

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