Resource Management in Diffserv (RMD): A Functionality and Performance Behavior Overview

  • Lars Westberg
  • András Császár
  • Georgios Karagiannis
  • Ádám Marquetant
  • David Partain
  • Octavian Pop
  • Vlora Rexhepi
  • Róbert Szabó
  • Attila Takács
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2334)


The flexibility and the wide deployment of IP technologies have driven the development of IP-based solutions for wireless networks, like IP-based Radio Access Networks (RAN). These networks have different characteristics when compared to traditional IP networks, imposing very strict requirements on Quality of Service (QoS) solutions, such as fast dynamic resource reservation, simplicity, scalability, low cost, severe congestion handling and easy implementation. A new QoS framework, called Resource Management in Differentiated Services (RMD), aims to satisfy these requirements. RMD has been introduced in recent publications. It extends the IETF Differentiated Services (Diffserv) architecture with new admission control and resource reservation concepts in a scalable way. This paper gives an overview of the RMD functionality and its performance behavior. Furthermore, it shows that the mean processing delay of RMD signaling reservation messages is more than 1330 times smaller then the mean processing delay of RSVP signaling reservation messages.


Resource Reservation Signaling Message Interior Node Internet Engineer Task Force Open Short Path First 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lars Westberg
    • 1
  • András Császár
    • 2
  • Georgios Karagiannis
    • 3
  • Ádám Marquetant
    • 2
  • David Partain
    • 4
  • Octavian Pop
    • 2
  • Vlora Rexhepi
    • 3
  • Róbert Szabó
    • 2
    • 5
  • Attila Takács
    • 2
  1. 1.Ericsson ResearchStockholmSweden
  2. 2.Net LabEricsson Research HungaryBudapestHungary
  3. 3.Ericsson EuroLab NetherlandsEnschedeThe Netherlands
  4. 4.Ericsson Radio Systems ABLinkopingSweden
  5. 5.High Speed Networks Laboratory, Department of Telecommunications and TelematicsBudapest University of Technology and EconomicsBudapestHungary

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