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Journal of Optical Communications and Networking

  • Editors: K. Bergman and V. Chan
  • Vol. 2, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2010
  • pp: 944–951

Weighted Fairness and Correct Sizing of the Secondary Transit Queue in Resilient Packet Rings

Mete Yilmaz and Nirwan Ansari  »View Author Affiliations


Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 2, Issue 11, pp. 944-951 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOCN.2.000944


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Abstract

The IEEE 802.17 is a standardized ring topology network architecture, called the Resilient Packet Ring (RPR), to be used mainly in metropolitan and wide area networks. After a brief overview of the IEEE 802.17 RPR protocol, this article investigates the weighted fairness aspects as well as the requirements for sizing the secondary transit queue of IEEE 802.17 RPR stations (in the aggressive mode of operation). The analysis and suggested improvements presented in this article are then supported by performance evaluation results and theoretical calculations.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(060.4262) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, ring

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: December 3, 2009
Revised Manuscript: May 17, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: September 9, 2010
Published: October 22, 2010

Citation
Mete Yilmaz and Nirwan Ansari, "Weighted Fairness and Correct Sizing of the Secondary Transit Queue in Resilient Packet Rings," J. Opt. Commun. Netw. 2, 944-951 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jocn/abstract.cfm?URI=jocn-2-11-944


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