Arbitration of multiple-thousands of flows for convergence enhanced ethernet

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9210095
APP PUB NO 20140204748A1
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13747357

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In one embodiment, a system includes a processor and logic integrated with and/or executable by the processor, the logic being adapted to: receive a plurality of flows, each flow comprising packets of data, assign a service credit to each of the plurality of flows, assign a weight parameter to each of the plurality of flows, select a flow from a head of a first control queue unless the first control queue is empty or there is indication that the first control queue should be avoided, wherein a flow is selected from a head of a second control queue when the first control queue is empty or there is indication that the first control queue should be avoided, provide a number of units of service to the selected flow, and decrease the selected flow's service credit by an amount corresponding to the number of units of service provided thereto.

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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATIONARMONK, NY46918

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Basso, Claude Nice, FR 234 2836
Chrysos, Nikolaos Thalwil, CH 20 39
DeCusatis, Casimer M Poughkeepsie, US 252 1492
Gusat, Mircea Langnau, CH 60 282
Kamble, Keshav G Fremont, US 128 531
Minkenberg, Cyriel J Gutenswil, CH 46 132
Neeser, Fredy D Langnau am Albis, CH 35 312
Valk, Kenneth M Rochester, US 28 184

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QUALCOMM INCORPORATED (1)
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POINT REYES NETWORKS, INC. (1)
6570883 Packet scheduling using dual weight single priority queue 70 1999
 
PROVENANCE ASSET GROUP LLC (1)
* 2007/0121,504 Scheduling incoming packet traffic on an output link of a network device associated with a data network 16 2006
 
SINETT CORPORATION (1)
* 2006/0187,949 Queuing and scheduling architecture for a unified access device supporting wired and wireless clients 46 2006
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