[e2e] traffic engineering considered harmful
Martin.Karsten at KOM.tu-darmstadt.de
Wed Jun 20 03:42:34 PDT 2001
> >>Hierarchical schemes are, at least intuitively" scalable but It would be
> >>intersting to know by how much and if there is "really" need for this in
> >>the Internet as the number of ASs must be not that high.
> >>By the way how is communication handled in the M3I project?
> we use multicast...
To be precise: Multicast is one option, but in principle we have designed
the price communication protocol in M3I to interoperate with a variety of
transport mechanisms in order to accomodate for multiple usage scenarios
(and because it seems fundamentally unclear whether any single one will turn
out to be the preferred one).
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