Internet QoS : Architectures and Mechanisms for Quality of Service (Hardcover)

Zheng Wang

  • 出版商: Morgan Kaufmann
  • 出版日期: 2001-03-05
  • 售價: $1,200
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,140
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 240
  • 裝訂: Hardcover
  • ISBN: 1558606084
  • ISBN-13: 9781558606081





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"What I really like about this book is that it cuts through the vast amount of noise about QoS in the Internet, and pulls out the core ideas (integrated and differentiated services, MPLS, and traffic engineering) in plain and simple technical prose. Internet QoS presents a balanced view of the various technologies and relates them to their practical use. It's up to date, but unlikely to go out of date quickly either, so should prove useful to engineers and students alike."

--Jon Crowcroft, University College London

Guaranteeing performance and prioritizing data across the Internet may seem nearly impossible because of an increasing number of variables that can affect and undermine service. But if you're involved in developing and implementing streaming video or voice, or other time-sensitive Internet applications, you understand exactly what's at stake in establishing Quality of Service (QoS) and recognize the benefits it will bring to your company.

What you need is a reliable guide to the latest QoS techniques that addresses the Internet's special challenges. Internet QoS is it-the first book to dig deep into the issues that affect your ability to provide performance and prioritization guarantees to your customers and users! This book gives a comprehensive view of key technologies and discusses various analytical techniques to help you get the most out of network resources as you strive to make, and adhere to, meaningful QoS guarantees.


  • Includes valuable insights from a Bell Labs engineer with 14 years of experience in data networking and Internet protocol design.
  • Details the enhancements to current Internet architectures and discusses new mechanisms and network management capabilities that QoS will require.
  • Focuses on the four main areas of Internet QoS: integrated services, differentiated services, MPLS (Multiprotocol Label Switching), and traffic engineering.


Zheng Wang has been involved in Internet-related research and development for the last 14 years. He is currently with Bell Labs Lucent Technologies, working on high-speed routers and optical transport systems. He has been published in many journals and magazines, and holds patents in IP routing, QoS mechanisms, differentiated services, MPLS, traffic engineering, and optical networking.

Table of Contents:

1 The Big Picture

2 Integrated Services

3 Differentiated Services

4 Multiprotocol Label Switching

5 Internet Traffic Engineering

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