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Author Pavon-Marino, P. ♦ Izquierdo-Zaragoza, J.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2012
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword Optical switches ♦ IP networks ♦ Delay ♦ Optical fiber networks ♦ Nonhomogeneous media ♦ high-performance packet switching ♦ multilayer optical networks ♦ lightpath routing
Abstract Lightpath bundling (LB) technique consists of grouping a set of lightpaths between two nodes so that they appear to the IP layer as a single pipe of aggregated capacity. Anycast switching (AS) technique makes a perpacket granularity balancing of the traffic among the lightpaths bundled. LB+AS combination requires seamless changes in the switching nodes and no changes in the optical infrastructure. This paper evaluates by means of simulation the improvements in TCP performances when LB+AS paradigm is applied to the network. In our results, LB+AS improved TCP throughput (up to 18%), decreased average drop rates and reduced the average queuing delay in the bottleneck link (up to 15%).
Description Author affiliation: Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena, Cuartel de Antiguones, Plaza del Hospital 1, 30202 Cartagena, Spain (Pavon-Marino, P.; Izquierdo-Zaragoza, J.)
ISBN 9781467322287
ISSN 21612064
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2012-07-02
Publisher Place United Kingdom
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
e-ISBN 9781467322294
Size (in Bytes) 101.55 kB
Page Count 4
Starting Page 1
Ending Page 4


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library