Server-Less IP Multicast (SLIM) in stub IP/ATM networks

Hyogon Kim, Charles Graff, Michael Bereschinsky, Sea Levine

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Abstract

Both IETF's Classical IP-over-ATM and ATM Forum's MPOA/LANE take the client-server approach to IP/ATM address resolution. This paper proposes and discusses an alternative approach that more closely emulates the traditional peer-to-peer resolution method in stub IP/ATM networks. The absence of address resolution servers in this Server-Less IP Multicast (SLIM) scheme improves the portability and the reliability. The entire software is implemented in one piece, rendering (re)configuration easier. And since SLIM does not have servers as single points of failure, the reliability of the system is greatly extended. SLIM achieves these improvements at a comparable complexity as the client-server schemes.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
EditorsR.O. Onvural, S. Civanlar, P.J. Doolan, J.V. Luciani
PublisherSPIE
Pages340-351
Number of pages12
Volume3529
Publication statusPublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the 1998 Conference on Internet Routing and Quality of Service - Boston, MA, USA
Duration: 1998 Nov 21998 Nov 4

Other

OtherProceedings of the 1998 Conference on Internet Routing and Quality of Service
CityBoston, MA, USA
Period98/11/298/11/4

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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    Kim, H., Graff, C., Bereschinsky, M., & Levine, S. (1998). Server-Less IP Multicast (SLIM) in stub IP/ATM networks. In R. O. Onvural, S. Civanlar, P. J. Doolan, & J. V. Luciani (Eds.), Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering (Vol. 3529, pp. 340-351). SPIE.