Dynamic response to traffic bursts in a computer network

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8077607
APP PUB NO 20080225711A1
SERIAL NO

11685837

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In one embodiment, a node receives traffic sent from one or more sources toward one or more destinations (e.g., Multipoint-to-Point, MP2P traffic). The node may detect a burst of received traffic based on one or more characteristics of the burst traffic, and, in response, may dynamically apply traffic shaping to the burst traffic. The traffic shaping is adapted to forward burst traffic received below a configurable threshold at a configurable pace and to drop burst traffic received above the configurable threshold. In addition, the node may also store the burst traffic dropped by traffic shaping, and forwards the stored burst traffic toward its destination after a configurable delay.

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Patent Owner(s)

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CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC.SAN JOSE, CA14366

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Previdi, Stefano B Rome, IT 65 1557
Raszuk, Robert Komorow, PL 32 627
Vasseur, Jean-Philippe Dunstable, US 451 5218

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