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Technical, Commercial and Regulatory Challenges of QoS by XiPeng Xiao

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Chapter 3. Historic Evolution of QoS Solutions

In this chapter, we will review the historic evolution of QoS solutions. With the QoS definition of this book, a QoS solution has two main parts: the network part and the end-point part. Again, we will focus on the network part.

To help people compare and contrast different network QoS solutions, we would like to point out that a network QoS solution is essentially a network resource allocation scheme. Each resource allocation scheme is characterized by the following aspects:

  • Does it assume sufficient network resource? When there are abundant network resources, then there is no need for any explicit allocation mechanism. The answer to this question basically separates the over provisioning approach ...

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