[e2e] Question the other way round:

Jon Crowcroft Jon.Crowcroft at cl.cam.ac.uk
Wed Nov 20 23:20:46 PST 2013

you might want to look at DAR too which was deployed in a few networks

In missive <528D4C8F.7060703 at bennett.com>, Richard Bennett typed:

 >>Before the IP hegemony took hold, corporate and other private networks 
 >>used to deal with congested interior links by sending low priority 
 >>traffic over less optimal paths that had some excess capacity rather 
 >>than by dropping packets. We called this system "dynamic load 
 >>balancing". I don't think it's ever been popular with the Internet crowd.
 >>On 11/20/2013 3:04 PM, Ted Faber wrote:
 >>> On 11/20/2013 14:50, Ivancic, William D. (GRC-RHN0) wrote:
 >>>>> It's the same old thing.  Pre-book your resources and underuse them or
 >>>>> overbook and deal with contention.
 >>>> The Airlines overbook all the time.  Hopefully I am not the one dealing
 >>>> with the contention.  Usually someone else is willing to get paid off -
 >>>> their time value is apparently less then mine.  So here is an economics
 >>>> example.
 >>> Exactly so.  It can be illuminating to apply networking solutions to
 >>> those kinds of resources.  If the airlines used leaky buckets to decide
 >>> which flyers to bump, bursty flyers would be discriminated against.
 >>> Thinking about airlines is nice in that it does give the flavor of some
 >>> network congestion issues.  For example, an airline might choose to
 >>> offer people with more connections more money to drop out of the system
 >>> early in the hopes of reducing overall contention.  I'm sure you can
 >>> think of more.
 >>> The Internet is more interesting in that there are many more legs and
 >>> passengers and much less information at a given airport about where the
 >>> passengers are going.  And that's just drop policy, which is a corner of
 >>> the congestion control problem.
 >>Richard Bennett
 >>Visiting Fellow, American Enterprise Institute
 >>Center for Internet, Communications, and Technology Policy
 >>Editor, High Tech Forum
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