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End-To-End Qos Network Design: Quality of Service for Rich-Media & Cloud Networks (Networking Technology)by Tim Szigeti
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End-to-End QoS Network Design
Quality of Service for Rich-Media & Cloud Networks Second Edition
New best practices, technical strategies, and proven designs for maximizing QoS in complex networks
This authoritative guide to deploying, managing, and optimizing QoS with Cisco technologies has been thoroughly revamped to reflect the newest applications, best practices, hardware, software, and tools for modern networks.
This new edition focuses on complex traffic mixes with increased usage of mobile devices, wireless network access, advanced communications, and video. It reflects the growing heterogeneity of video traffic, including passive streaming video, interactive video, and immersive videoconferences. It also addresses shifting bandwidth constraints and congestion points; improved hardware, software, and tools; and emerging QoS applications in network security.
The authors first introduce QoS technologies in high-to-mid-level technical detail, including protocols, tools, and relevant standards. They examine new QoS demands and requirements, identify reasons to reevaluate current QoS designs, and present new strategic design recommendations. Next, drawing on extensive experience, they offer deep technical detail on campus wired and wireless QoS design; next-generation wiring closets; QoS design for data centers, Internet edge, WAN edge, and branches; QoS for IPsec VPNs, and more.
Tim Szigeti, CCIE No. 9794 is a Senior Technical Leader in the Cisco System Design Unit. He has specialized in QoS for the past 15 years and authored Cisco TelePresence Fundamentals.
Robert Barton, CCIE No. 6660 (R&S and Security), CCDE No. 2013::6 is a Senior Systems Engineer in the Cisco Canada Public Sector Operation. A registered Professional Engineer (P. Eng), he has 15 years of IT experience and is primarily focused on wireless and security architectures.
Christina Hattingh spent 13 years as Senior Member of Technical Staff in Unified Communications (UC) in Cisco’s Services Routing Technology Group (SRTG). There, she spoke at Cisco conferences, trained sales staff and partners, authored books, and advised customers.
Kenneth Briley, Jr., CCIE No. 9754, is a Technical Lead in the Cisco Network Operating Systems Technology Group. With more than a decade of QoS design/implementation experience, he is currently focused on converging wired and wireless QoS.
n Master a proven, step-by-step best-practice approach to successful QoS deployment
n Implement Cisco-validated designs related to new and emerging applications
n Apply best practices for classification, marking, policing, shaping, markdown, and congestion management/avoidance
n Leverage the new Cisco Application Visibility and Control feature-set to perform deep-packet inspection to recognize more than 1000 different applications
n Use Medianet architecture elements specific to QoS configuration, monitoring, and control
n Optimize QoS in rich-media campus networks using the Cisco Catalyst 3750, Catalyst 4500, and Catalyst 6500
n Design wireless networks to support voice and video using a Cisco centralized or converged access WLAN
n Achieve zero packet loss in GE/10GE/40GE/100GE data center networks
n Implement QoS virtual access data center designs with the Cisco Nexus 1000V
n Optimize QoS at the enterprise customer edge
n Achieve extraordinary levels of QoS in service provider edge networks
n Utilize new industry standards and QoS technologies, including IETF RFC 4594, IEEE 802.1Q-2005, HQF, and NBAR2
This book is part of the Networking Technology Series from Cisco Press®, which offers networking professionals valuable information for constructing efficient networks, understanding new technologies, and building successful careers.
The first edition of this book established itself as the definitive guide to successfully deploying and managing QoS with Cisco technologies. Now, the authors have thoroughly revamped their authoritative guide to reflect radically new applications, best practices, hardware, software, and tools. No other QoS book is as up to date, or combines as much breadth and depth: from business cases and technical strategies, all the way down to configuration and troubleshooting detail across campus, WLAN, WAN, branch, L3 VPN and data center networks.
This new Second Edition addresses:
Since this book’s content ranges from high/mid-level to low-level technical detail, it will be valuable to a wide range of audiences, from intermediate to expert. Its opening section introduces QoS technologies in high-to-mid-level technical detail, including protocols, tools and relevant standards. The authors examine new QoS demands and requirements in today’s rich-media networks, identify key drivers for reevaluating current QoS designs, and present strategic new design recommendations. Next, they systematically address each of these scenarios:
About the Author
Tim Szigeti, CCIE No. 9794, is a senior technical leader in the Systems Design Unit at Cisco Systems, where his role is to design network architectures for enterprise mobility solutions. He has specialized in quality of service technologies for the past 15 years, during which time he has authored many technical papers, design guides, and two Cisco Press books: End-to-End QoS Network Design (version 1) and Cisco TelePresence Fundamentals.
Robert Barton, CCIE No. 6660, is located in Vancouver, where he lives with his wife and two children. He graduated from the University of British Columbia with a degree in engineering physics, and is a registered professional engineer. Rob holds dual CCIEs, in Routing and Switching and Security, and was also the first CCDE in Canada. Rob joined Cisco from ArrowPoint Communications, where he worked as a data center specialist supporting many of the largest corporations in Canada. In the time since ArrowPoint was acquired by Cisco, Rob has worked as a public sector systems engineer, primarily focused on wireless and security architectures. Currently, Rob is working on SmartGrid network technologies, including smart meter and intelligent substation design.
Christina Hattingh spent 13 years as a senior member of the technical staff in Unified Communications (UC) in the Enterprise Networking Routing Group (formerly Services Routing Technology Group or SRTG) at Cisco Systems. The SRTG products, including the Cisco 2900/3900 and 2800/3800 series ISR platforms and their predecessors, were the first Cisco platforms to converge voice, data, and video traffic and services on IP networks by offering TDM gateway interfaces, WAN interfaces, call control, and QoS features. The ISR series of routers often live at smaller remote offices and therefore at the edge of the WAN, where the need for QoS services is most sensitive. In this role, Christina spoke at Cisco Live conferences, trained Cisco sales staff and Cisco resale partners on router-based UC technologies, authored several Cisco Press books, and advised customers on UC network deployment and design, including QoS designs and helping them through the TDM to SIP trunk industry transition.
Kenneth Briley, Jr., CCIE No. 9754 is a technical lead in the Network Operating Systems Technology Group at Cisco Systems. For over 10 years, he has specialized in quality of service design and implementation in customer environments, alignment of QoS features and functions, and the marketing of new products that leverage QoS technologies. During this time, he has written several deployment guides and whitepapers, presented at Cisco Live, and most recently has focused on the convergence of wired and wireless quality of service.
Table of Contents
PART 1: QoS Design Overview (100 pages)
1. Introduction and Brief History of QoS and QoE
2. QoS Syntax and Structure (MQC/HQF)
3. Classification and Marking Tools
4. Policing and Shaping Tools
5. Congestion Management Tools
6. Congestion Avoidance Tools
7. Bandwidth Reservation Tools
8. QoS in IPv6 Networks
9. QoS Design Strategies and Principles
PART 2: Campus QoS Design
10. Campus QoS Design Considerations and Recommendations
11. Campus Access Layer (Catalyst 3750-X)
12. Campus Distribution Layer (Catalyst 4500E Sup7e) QoS Design
13. Campus Core Layer (Catalyst 6500 Sup2T) QoS Design
14. Campus QoS Design Case Study
PART 3: Wireless (Controller-Based) Campus QoS Design
15. Wireless QoS Design Considerations and Recommendations)
16. Wireless LAN Controller (Cisco 5508 WLC) QoS Design
17. WLC QoS Design Case Study
PART 4: Next-Generation Wiring-Closet Campus QoS Design
18. NGWC QoS Design Considerations and Recommendations
19. NGWC QoS Design
20. NGWC Design Case Study
PART 5: Data Center QoS Design
21. Data Center QoS Design Considerations and Recommendations
22. Data Center Access Layer (Nexus 2000/5000) QoS Design
23. Data Center Core Layer (Nexus 7000) QoS Design
24. Data Center Interconnect (Nexus 7000) QoS Design
25. Data Center QoS Design Case Study
PART 6: Internet Edge QoS Design
26. Internet Edge QoS Design Considerations and Recommendations
27. Internet Edge Application Control (ASR 1000 AVC) QoS Design
28. Internet Edge QoS Design Case Study
PART 7: WAN and Branch QoS Design
29. WAN and Branch QoS Considerations and Recommendations
30. LWAN Aggregation (Cisco ASR 1000) QoS Design
31. WAN Branch Office (Cisco ISR G2) QoS Design
32. WAN and Branch QoS Design Case Study
PART 8: L2 VPN Branch QoS Design
33. L2 MPLS QoS Considerations and Recommendations
34. VPLS Customer Edge (Cisco ME 3600) QoS Design
35. VPLS Provider/Provider-Edge (Cisco ASR 9000) QoS Design
36. VPLS QoS Design Case Study
PART 9: L3 MPLS VPN Branch QoS Design
37. L3 MPLS VPN QoS Considerations and Recommendations
38. MPLS VPN Customer Edge (Cisco ISR G2) QoS Design
39. MPLS VPN Provider Edge (Cisco ASR 1000) QoS Design
40. MPLS VPN Provider (Cisco ASR 9000) QoS Design
41. MPLS VPN QoS Design Case Study
PART 10: IPSec QoS Branch Design
42. IPSec VPN QoS Considerations and Recommendations
43. DMVPN IPSec (Cisco ISR G2) QoS Design
44. Remote Teleworker QoS (Cisco 8xx) QoS Design
45. IPSec QoS Design Case Study
1. AutoQoS for Medianet
2. QoS Monitoring and Measuring Techniques
3. QoS Troubleshooting Techniques
4. QoS Management
5. QoS At-A-Glance Summaries
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