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Support for RSVP-based Service over an ATM Network

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Authors Dr. Roch Guerin , Dr. Dilip D. Kandlur , Alex Birman
Last updated 1996-02-23
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In this document we focus on RSVP-based resource reservations in a heterogeneous environment which includes ATM networks. We describe a method for establishing 'shortcuts' through an ATM network which avoids the performance penalty associated with level 3 processing in a 'classical RSVP over ATM' approach. For the case of guaranteed service we show how to map the RSVP flow characteristics to ATM call parameters, and thus enable end-to-end performance guarantees. We also discuss the extensions to RSVP and to ATM signaling required for the implementation of these solutions.


Dr. Roch Guerin
Dr. Dilip D. Kandlur
Alex Birman

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