Priority based bandwidth allocation within real-time and non-real-time traffic streams

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7385997
APP PUB NO 20030189943A1
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10118493

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A method and system for transmitting packets in a packet switching network. Packets received by a packet processor may be prioritized based on the urgency to process them. Packets that are urgent to be processed may be referred to as real-time packets. Packets that are not urgent to be processed may be referred to as non-real-time packets. Real-time packets have a higher priority to be processed than non-real-time packets. A real-time packet may either be discarded or transmitted into a real-time queue based upon its value priority, the minimum and maximum rates for that value priority and the current real-time queue congestion conditions. A non-real-time packet may either be discarded or transmitted into a non-real-time queue based upon its value priority, the minimum and maximum rates for that value priority and the current real-time and non-real-time queue congestion conditions.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATIONARMONK, NY46918

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Gorti, Brahmanand Kumar Cary, NC 12 374
Heddes, Marco Lawrence, MA 35 1219
Jeffries, Clark Debs Durham, NC 87 2381
Kind, Andreas Kilchberg, CH 38 684
Siegel, Michael Steven Raleigh, NC 72 2135

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