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Quality of Service: Delivering QoS on the Internet and in Corporate Networks

Paul Ferguson & Geoff Huston

This page is intended to provide updated information related to QoS, including updates on bibliography information in the book, new white papers, emerging technologies, and other QoS-related tidbits. Additional items and updates will be posted here as they become available.


Bibliography updates:

  • [ID1996h] IETF Internet Draft, "RSRR: A Routing Interface For RSVP," draft-ietf-rsvp-routing-01.txt, D. Zappala, November 1996 has been updated. The updated draft is "RSRR A Routing Interface For RSVP," draft-ietf-rsvp-routing-02.txt, D. Zappala, J. Kann, July 1998.
  • [ID1997j] IETF Internet Draft, "Providing Integrated Services over Low-Bitrate Links," draft-ietf-issll-isslow-02.txt, C. Bormann, May 1997 has been updated. The updated draft is "Providing integrated services over low-bitrate links," draft-ietf-issll-isslow-04.txt, C. Bormann, August 1998.
  • [ID1997i] IETF Internet Draft, "RSVP Extensions for Policy Control," draft-ietf-rsvp-policy-ext-02.txt, S. Herzog, April 1997 has been updated. The updated draft is "RSVP Extensions for Policy Control," draft-ietf-rap-rsvp-ext-00.txt, S. Herzog, March 1998.
  • [ID1997u] IETF Internet Draft, "QoS Routing Mechanisms and OSPF Extensions," draft-guerin-qos-routing-ospf-01.txt, R. Guerin, S. Kamat, A. Orda, T. Przygienda, D. Williams, March 1997 has been updated. The updated draft is "QoS Routing Mechanisms and OSPF Extensions," draft-guerin-qos-routing-ospf-03.txt, R. Guerin, D. Williams, T. Przygienda, S. Kamat, A. Orda, March 1998.
  • [IRTFa] Internet Research Task Force (IRTF) Draft, "Recommendations on Queue Management and Congestion Avoidance in the Internet," draft-irtf-e2e-queue-mgt-00.txt, R. Braden, D. Clark, J. Crowcroft, B. Davie, D. Estrin, S. Floyd, V. Jacobson, G. Minshall, C. Partridge, L. Peterson, K. Ramakrishnan, S. Shenkar, J. Wroclawski, L. Zhang, March 1997 has been updated. The draft has been advanced as IETF Informational RFC2309, "Recommendations on Queue Management and Congestion Avoidance in the Internet," R. Braden, D. Clark, J. Crowcroft, B. Davie, S. Deering, D. Estrin, S. Floyd, V. Jacobson, G. Minshall, C. Partridge, L. Peterson, K. Ramakrishnan, S. Shenkar, J. Wroclawski, L. Zhang, April 1998.
  • [ID1997m] IETF Internet Draft, "A Framework for Integrated Services and RSVP over ATM," draft-ietf-issll-atm-framework-00.txt, E. Crawley, L. Berger, S. Berson, F. Baker, M. Borden, J. Krawczyk, July 1997 has been updated and published as RFC2382, "A Framework for Integrated Services and RSVP over ATM," F. Baker, M. Borden, J. Krawczyk, L. Berger, S. Berson, E. Crawley, August 1998.
  • [ID1997a1] IETF Internet Draft, "Layer Two Tunneling Protocol L2TP," draft-ietf-pppext-l2tp-04.txt, K. Hamzeh, T. Kolar, M. Littlewood, G. Singh Pall, J. Taarud, A. Valencia, W. Verthein, June 1997 has been updated. The updated draft is "Layer Two Tunneling Protocol L2TP," draft-ietf-pppext-l2tp-11.txt, A. Rubens, W. Palter, T. Kolar, G. Pall, M. Littlewood, A. Valencia, K. Hamzeh, W. Verthein, J. Taarud, W. Townsley, May 1998.
  • [ID1996f] IETF Internet Draft, "QoS Extensions to OSPF," draft-zhang-qos-ospf-00.txt, Z. Zhang, C. Sanchez, B. Salkewicz, E. Crawley, June 1996 has been updated. The updated draft is "Quality of Service Extensions to OSPF or Quality Of Service Path First Routing (QOSPF)," draft-zhang-qos-ospf-01.txt, Z. Zhang, C. Sanchez, B. Salkewicz, E. Crawley, September 1997.
  • [ID1997n] IETF Internet Draft, "Issues for Integrated Services and RSVP over ATM," draft-ietf-issll-isatm-issues-00.txt, E. Crawley, L. Berger, S. Berson, F. Baker, M. Borden, J. Krawczyk, July 1997 has been replaced by and published as RFC2379, "RSVP over ATM Implementation Guidelines," L. Berger, August 1998. Also see RFC2380, "RSVP over ATM Implementation Requirements," L. Berger, August 1998.
  • [ID1997a3] IETF Internet Draft, "Internet Protocol, Version 6 (IPv6) Specification," draft-ietf-ipngwg-ipv6-spec-v2-00.txt, S. Deering, R. Hinden, July 1997 has been updated. The updated draft is "Internet Protocol, Version 6 (IPv6) Specification," draft-ietf-ipngwg-ipv6-spec-v2-01.txt, S. Deering, R. Hinden, November 1997.
  • [ID1997k] IETF Internet Draft, "Network Element Service Specification for Low Speed Networks," draft-ietf-issll-isslow-svcmap-00.txt, S. Jackowski, May 1997 has been updated. The updated draft is "Network Element Service Specification for Low Speed Networks," draft-ietf-issll-isslow-svcmap-02.txt, S. Jackowski, D. Putzolu, July 1998.
  • [ID1997s] IETF Internet Draft, "Integrated Service Mappings on IEEE 802 Networks," draft-ietf-issll-is802-svc-mapping-00.txt, M. Seaman, A. Smith, E. Crawley, July 1997 has been updated. The updated draft is "Integrated Service Mappings on IEEE 802 Networks," draft-ietf-issll-is802-svc-mapping-02.txt, M. Seaman, A. Smith, E. Crawley, August 1998.
  • [ID1997t] IETF Internet Draft, "A Framework for QoS-based Routing in the Internet," draft-ietf-qosr-framework-01.txt, E. Crawley, R. Nair, B. Rajagopalan, H. Sandick, July 1997 has been updated and published as RFC2386, "A Framework for QoS-based Routing in the Internet," R. Nair, B. Rajagopalan, H. Sandick, E. Crawley, August 1998.
  • [ID1997q] IETF Internet Draft, "A Framework for Providing Integrated Services Over Shared Media and Switched LAN Technologies," draft-ietf-issll-is802-framework-02.txt, A. Ghanwani, J.W. Pace, V. Srinivasan, May 1997 has been updated. The updated draft is "A Framework for Providing Integrated Services Over Shared and Switched IEEE 802 LAN Technologies," draft-ietf-issll-is802-framework-05.txt, M. Seaman, A. Smith, V. Srinivasan, W. Pace, A. Ghanwani, May 1998.
  • [ID1997r] IETF Internet Draft, "SBM (Subnet Bandwidth Manager): A Proposal for Admission Control over IEEE 802-style networks," draft-ietf-issll-is802-sbm-04.txt, R. Yavatkar, D. Hoffman, Y. Bernet, F. Baker, July 1997 has been updated. The updated draft is "SBM (Subnet Bandwidth Manager): A Proposal for Admission Control over IEEE 802-style networks," draft-ietf-issll-is802-bm-06.txt, R. Yavatkar, F. Baker, D. Hoffman, Y. Bernet, March 1998.
  • [ID1997o] IETF Internet Draft, "Interoperation of Controlled-Load and Guaranteed Services with ATM," draft-ietf-issll-atm-mapping-02.txt, M. Garrett, M. Borden, March 1997 has been updated and published as RFC2381, "Interoperation of Controlled-Load and Guaranteed-Service with ATM," M. Borden, M. Garrett, August 1998.


Other QoS-related links

IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) QoS efforts:

Other QoS-related IETF Internet Drafts (I-D's):

Congestion avoidance and congestion management:

Queuing and scheduling:

Packet Marking Gateways:

  • Simulation Results for Adaptive Packet Marking: "Adaptive Packet Marking for Providing Differentiated Services in the Internet," W. Feng, D. Kandlur, D. Saha, K. Shin, October 1997, and "An Adaptive Approach for Providing Differentiated Services in the Internet," W. Feng, D. Kandlur, D. Saha, K. Shin, January 1998.

Economics and the Internet:

QoS-related events & conferences:

  • 42nd IETF, Chicago, IL, August 23-28, 1998.

QoS & the trade press:

Potpourri:

  • Andrew Campbell: QoS paper collection. Several papers on QoS by Campbell.
  • "Quality of Service in the Internet: Fact, Fiction, or Compromise?" Paper submitted for presentation at INET'98, July 21-24, Geneva, Switzerland. Authors: Paul Ferguson & Geoff Huston. Windows'95 ZIP Word, postscript, or HTML format.


Additional items will be added to this page as they become available.

Questions, comments, concerns, or kudos can be directed to either Paul Ferguson or Geoff Huston.

Thanks for the interest!

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ISBN 0-471-24358-2
288 pages
January, 1998
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