Tag: qos

ONT Notes – Intro to QoS

I’ll try to keep it a little shorter this time. Major issues for converged enterprise networks Available bandwidth: competition among applications Fixes Increase bandwidth: More power! Properly queue based on classification and marking: QoS Compress: cRTP, TCP header compression, etc.…

Cheat Sheets from Packetlife.net

My friend Josh over at blindhog.net has found a collection of cheat sheet gems for the network dude(tte).  There’s sheets on BGP, OSPF, Subnetting, QoS, connector types, and more.  Check it out. Cheat Sheets – Packetlife.net Aaron ConawayI shake my…

Qos Priority

We just talked about tagging traffic and policing traffic, but we haven’t talked about prioritizing traffic. Tagging just sets a value in the header. Policing sets a “bandwidth ceiling” that can’t be crossed. Prioritization guarantees a certain amount of bandwidth…

QoS Policing

We covered QoS tagging the other day, but that just marks packets. I think you’re old enough now that we should actually do some policing. Policing is where you restrict the amount of bandwidth that a flow or set of…

Qos Tagging

I’ve been trying to get some experience on Cisco VOIP, and, as you probably know, Quality of Service (QoS) is quite important in that realm. Since VOIP is very time-sensitive, you have to be sure your gear delivers the voice…