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Re: Is anyone actually USING IP QoS?

  • From: Alex P. Rudnev
  • Date: Tue Jun 15 13:38:15 1999

> >Several providers have deployed/are deploying NATIVE multicast today on their
> >"production" IP networks today (many have had intra-domain enabled for years),
> 
> Do i miss something or was the problem of letting end-users to inject
> routing information w/o opening backbone to very "interesting" attacks was
> somehow fixed?
> 
> >and deploying inter-domain mulicast via existing direct interconnects and the
> >MIXs.  Not only is there a b/w savings, there's a huge savings on the source
> >side as well.
> 
> Please.  Caching is _at least_ as efficient as multicasting (multicasting
	   ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> _is_ caching, with zero retention time) - w/o associated security and
> scalability problems.  Presenting L2/L3 multicasting as the best or the only
> or even a meaningful way to reduce transmission duplication is quite wrong.
This is just what I HAVE SAYING.






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