Re: [EFM] Network timing, ATM, ADSL/VDSL and EFM
On Fri, 28 Sep 2001 16:39:11 -0500 Roy Bynum wrote:
> Part of the work that I have been doing in a lab for the last two years to
> characterize Ethernet transmission functionalities. One of the surprising
> things was how stable Ethernet inherently is. Non-routing, switched GbE
> Ethernet will often have a worst case data latency variance of a few
> microseconds. The end to end latency is more a factor of speed of light
> latency than system latency. This is several factors better than what is
> normally expected of standard IP infrastructure. Other than something to
> handle "circuit" overloading, Ethernet does not normally need QOS.
Sounds like you are doing interesting and important work. I would
love to explore in more detail. Has it been published and if so,
could you be so kind as to give me some citations?