Header compression and multiplexing in LISP

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Authors Jose Saldana  , Julian Navajas  , Jose Mas 
Last updated 2019-09-05 (latest revision 2019-03-04)
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When small payloads are transmitted through a packet-switched network, the resulting overhead may result significant. This is stressed in the case of LISP, where a number of headers have to be added to each packet. This document proposes a way to send together, into a single packet, a number of small packets, which are in the buffer of a ITR, having the same ETR as destination. This way, they can share a single LISP header, and therefore bandwidth savings can be obtained, and a reduction in the overall number of packets sent to the network can be achieved.


Jose Saldana (jsaldana@unizar.es)
Julian Navajas (navajas@unizar.es)
Jose Mas (jruiz@unizar.es)

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