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Title: BRTP: Border Routing & Transport Protocol
Author(s): Fesehaye, Debessay
Contributor(s): Nahrstedt, Klara
Subject(s): Congestion control, border routing, clean slate protocol, fairness
Abstract: Any network communication system involves finding a path (routing) and controlling the rate (transport) of communication. Existing routing techniques lack an efficient routing metric which reflects the up-to-date status of the network. Existing transport protocols (TCP) lack the good and up-to-date knowledge of the rate of communication. Cleverly aggregated information from the border routers (ingress and egress) gives enough information about the up-to-date load condition of the core routers. A Border Routing & Transport Protocol (BRTP) server system which has the aggregated information can then compute the best ingress-egress (in-eg) path and rate. The rate of the flows in one in-eg path is then obtained by sharing the ''capacity” (rate) of the in-eg path obtained by the BRTP fairly or proportionally. The final rate at which a flow sends data is then the minimum of the rates (bottleneck rate) it obtains from all in-eg pairs in its path to the destination. This can be done by adding a shim layer to the TCP header of packets which can be overwritten by ingress routers in the path.
Issue Date: 2010-08-24
Genre: Presentation / Lecture / Speech
Type: Text
Publication Status: unpublished
Peer Reviewed: not peer reviewed
Date Available in IDEALS: 2010-08-24

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