High Speed Networks

Course Code:  MIT3081

Course Title: High Speed Networks (4 Credits)




Course Contents


Unit-1: Frame Relay Network: Introduction, Packet-Switching Networks, Frame Relay Networks.


Unit-2: Asynchronous transfer mode: ATM Protocol Architecture and Logical Connection, ATM Cells, ATM Service Categories, ATM Adaption Layer.


Unit-3: High Speed LANs: Fast Ethernet LAN, Gigabit Ethernet, ATM LAN, Network Attached Storage (NAS), Wireless LAN and Wi-Fi, LAN Interoperability.


Unit-4: Network Performance Evaluation Models: Introduction ,Overview of Probability and Stochastic Processes, Queuing Analysis, Self-Similarity Network Traffic.


Unit-5: Congestion Management Part-1: Congestion – An Overview, Effects of Congestion, Congestion Control, Traffic Management.


Unit-6: Congestion Management Part-2: Frame Relay Congestion Control, Flow Control Techniques, Error Control Techniques.


Unit-7: TCP Traffic and Congestion Control: TCP Flow control, TCP Congestion Control, Performance of TCP over ATM.


Unit-8: ATM Traffic and Congestion Control: ATM Traffic and Congestion Control, Traffic Management Framework, ABR Traffic Management, GFR Traffic Management.


Unit-9 : Integrated Services: Integrated Service (IntServ) Model, Flow and Service Description, Queuing Discipline, Integrated Services in IP-ATM Networks.


Unit-10: Differentiated Services: Differentiated Service Architecture, Scalability of DiffServ, DiffServ Functional Elements, Per-Hop Behavior (PHB), Models of DiffServ.


Unit-11: Protocols for Quality of Service (QoS) Support – Part I: Multicasting, Multicast Transport Protocol (MTP), Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP), Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP).


Unit-12: Protocols for Quality of Service (QoS) Support – Part II: Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), Subnet Bandwidth Management (SBM), QoS Architectures, QoS Support for Multicast.


Unit-13: Internet Routing Basics and Design –1: Basics of Graph Theory, Internet Routing Principles, Analysis of Shortest Route.


Unit-14: Internet Routing Basics and Design –2: Intra-Domain Routing Protocol, Border Gateway Protocol, Inter-Domain Routing Protocol (IDRP).