Network Quality of Service Know It All

Edited by

  • Adrian Farrel, Founder of Old Dog Consulting, North Wales, UK

The term Quality of Service, abbreviated QoS, refers to network resource control mechanisms. Quality of Service is the ability to provide different priority to different applications, users, or data flows, or to guarantee a certain level of performance to a data flow. This book brings all of the elements of network quality of service (QoS) together in a single volume, saving the reader the time and expense of making multiple purchases. It introduces network QoS, explains the basics, describes the protocols, and discusses advanced topics, by the best and brightest experts in the field. It is a quick and efficient way to bring valuable content together from leading experts in the field while creating a one-stop-shopping opportunity for customers to receive the information they would otherwise need to round up from separate sources.
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Network researchers, engineers, architects, operators, administrators, and managers, as well as related practitioners such as telco engineers, network software developers, etc.


Book information

  • Published: October 2008
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-374597-2

Table of Contents

Ch 1: Internet QoS: The Big Picture Ch 2: Traffic Engineering and QoS Optimization Technology Overview (Ch 3: Quality of Service in Congestion Control and Resource Allocation Ch 4: IP Service Management Ch 5: Quality of Service Routing Ch 6: QoS in IP-Based Services Ch 7: Foundation of Policy-Based Network Management Ch 8: QoS Policy Usage Examples in Policy-Based Network Management Ch 9: IPv6 Quality of Service Ch 10: QoS in IP Networks Using SIP Ch 11: Core Capacity Planning and Traffic Engineering in IP and MPLS Networks