Performance Evaluation of the Multimedia Router with MPEG-2 Video Traffic

  • Blanca Caminero
  • Francisco J. Quiles
  • José Duato
  • Damon S. Love
  • Sudhakar Yalamanchili
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1602)


The Multimedia Router (MMR) architecture is aimed at providing QoS to multimedia traffic in a local area environment, while retaining a compact and simple design. In this paper, we show some preliminary performance evaluation results. The workload was composed of a mix of synthetic CBR traffic and semi-synthetic VBR traffic. The latter was obtained from real MPEG-2 video sequences. We show that, with a simple scheduling algorithm, amenable for single-chip implementation, the link bandwidth utilization is quite satisfactory, while still providing acceptable delays to both CBR and VBR traffic.


Virtual Channel Output Link Link Bandwidth Link Schedule Algorithm Simple Schedule Algorithm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Blanca Caminero
    • 1
  • Francisco J. Quiles
    • 1
  • José Duato
    • 2
  • Damon S. Love
    • 3
  • Sudhakar Yalamanchili
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer Science. Escuela Politécnica Superior de AlbaceteUniversidad de Castilla La ManchaAlbaceteSpain
  2. 2.Dept. of Information Systems and Computer ArchitectureUniversidad Politécnica de ValenciaValenciaSpain
  3. 3.School of Electrical and Computer EngineeringGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaGeorgia

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