QoS - DiffServ

Mar 22, 2011

Terminology;

  • Behaviour Aggregate (BA): A collection of packets with the same DSCP crossing a link in a particular direction
  • Differantiated Services Code Points (DSCP): A value in the IP header used to select a QoS treatment for a packet
  • Per-hop behaviour (PHB): The externally observable forwarding behaviour (QoS traetment) applied at a DiffServ-compliant node to a DiffServ BA

Rob Edwards

Northern (UK) chap focusing on platforms, automation, cloud and cloud native applications. Recovering network engineer, although it turns out networking is as important, if not more, now than before!

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