Scheduling of data transmission with minimum and maximum shaping of flows in a network device

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8730982
APP PUB NO 20070104210A1
SERIAL NO

11594744

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A network device for processing data includes at least one ingress module for performing switching functions on incoming data, a memory management unit for storing the incoming data and at least one egress module for transmitting the incoming data to at least one egress port. The at least one egress module includes an egress scheduling module and multiple queues per each of the at least one egress port. Each of the multiple queues serve data attributable to a class of service, and the egress scheduling module is configured to service a minimum bandwidth requirement for each of the multiple queues and then to service the multiple queues to allow for transmission of a maximum allowable bandwidth through a weighting of each of the multiple queues.

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AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES GENERAL IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD.SINGAPORE, SG18652

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Chen, Philip Sunnyvale, US 20 127
Kwan, Bruce Sunnyvale, US 45 436
Wu, Chien-Hsien Cupertino, US 22 126

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