[e2e] Question the other way round:
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
>>> 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.
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