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INTERFERENCE-BASED CLIENT PLACEMENT USING DYNAMIC WEIGHTS
A management server and method for performing resource management operations in a distributed computer system utilizes interference scores for clients...
HYBRID CLOUD RESOURCE SCHEDULING
In an example, a method of placing a virtual computing instance among a plurality of datacenters includes comparing constraints specified for the virtual...
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PERFORMING RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR A HOST COMPUTER
System and method for performing resource allocation for a host computer cluster use resource allocation weight scores for resource nodes in a cluster resource...
INSTRUCTION SELECTION BASED ON A GENERIC DIRECTIVE
Systems and methods are provided for instruction selection based on a generic directive. In some embodiments, a system may receive a request to perform a...
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ADDING TOKEN IN TRAFFIC SHAPING
A method and an apparatus for adding tokens in traffic shaping are provided. According to the method, a weight of each data stream is configured, and each data...
NETWORK INTERFACE SELECTION FOR NETWORK CONNECTIONS
An example method is provided to perform egress network interface selection for a network connection with a second endpoint device. The method may comprise:...
METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR PREVENTING HEAD OF LINE BLOCKING FOR RTP OVER
Methods and apparatus for processing and using TCP packets to communicate RTP packets are described. Head of line blocking is avoided by operating a TCP packet...
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANAGING TRAFFIC RECEIVED FROM A CLIENT DEVICE IN
A COMMUNICATION NETWORK
A method (100), performed in a network node, for managing traffic received from a client device in a communication network is disclosed. The method comprises...
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DYNAMIC TRAFFIC CONTROL IN SDN ENVIRONMENT
Disclosed are a method and an apparatus for dynamic traffic control in real-time through a linkage of a controller and a network device. The method for dynamic...
CONTROLLING A TRANSMISSION CONTROL PROTOCOL WINDOW SIZE
A method and apparatus for controlling a Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) window size for data sent from a TCP sending node via a mobile network. The TCP...
PREDICTIVE VPN BANDWIDTH BALANCING BASED ON WEATHER DATA AND SOCIAL MEDIA
The disclosure is directed to a method for balancing VPN network bandwidth. A method in accordance with an embodiment includes: obtaining weather data and...
IN-LINE NETWORK ACCELERATOR
A smart NIC (Network Interface Card) is provided with features to enable the smart NIC to operate as an in-line NIC between a host's NIC and a network. The...
Traffic Management Implementation Method and Apparatus, and Network Device
A traffic management (TM) implementation method and apparatus, and a network device, where the TM implementation apparatus is located aside a processor or a...
PATH MAXIMUM TRANSMISSION UNIT HANDLING FOR VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORKS
Techniques are described herein for optimizing communications in a network. At a router in a virtual private network, a packet is received from a device in a...
TRAFFIC FORWARDING IN A NETWORK WITH GEOGRAPHICALLY DISPERSED SITES
An example method is provided for a first edge device to perform traffic forwarding in a network with geographically dispersed first site and second site. The...
SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR INFERRING NETWORK TOPOLOGY AND PATH METRICS IN
WIDE AREA NETWORKS
Described are methods and system for network analysis. A network analyzer for a first network is configured to receive network assessment information from a...
LOGICAL ROUTERS AND SWITCHES IN A MULTI-DATACENTER ENVIRONMENT
A system provisions global logical entities that facilitate the operation of logical networks that span two or more datacenters. These global logical entities...
Intermediate Unicast Network and Method for Multicast Data Networks
An intermediate unicast network is provided for use in a multicast data network where the multicast network is a local server and a plurality of network hosts,...
Elegant Temporal Label Switched Path Tunnel Service Controller
A method implemented by a network element (NE) configured as a temporal tunnel service (TTS) controller, comprising computing, via a processor of the NE, a...
Software-Defined Network for Temporal Label Switched Path Tunnels
A method implemented by a temporal tunnel service (TTS) controller, comprising computing a path in a network for a temporal label switched path (LSP), wherein...
SOURCE IMPOSITION OF NETWORK ROUTES IN COMPUTING NETWORKS
Various techniques for source imposition of network routes are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving label values at a source host...
DISTRIBUTED DATA CENTER ARCHITECTURE
A network element is configured to provide a distributed data center architecture between at least two data center locations. The network element includes a...
APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR HARDWARE-ACCELERATED PACKET PROCESSING
Devices and techniques for hardware accelerated packet processing are described herein. A device can communicate with one or more hardware switches. The device...
Flow-Based Distribution in Hybrid Access Networks
A first node implemented in a hybrid access network is provided. The first node comprises a receiver configured to receive instructions to implement flow-based...
DETERMINING A CUSTOM CONTENT DELIVERY NETWORK VIA AN INTELLIGENT
Determining a custom content delivery network is disclosed. This can comprise determining a custom content delivery network (CCDN) based on information...
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTING NETWORK NEIGHBOR REACHABILITY
The disclosed system may include (1) a cache module, stored in memory, that stores a neighbor cache entry that specifies whether a neighbor of a network node...
ADAPTIVE NETWORK FUNCTION CHAINING
Disclosed herein are system, method, and computer program product embodiments for dynamically applying network functions to traffic flows based on heuristics,...
FAST INTERLAYER FORWARDING
A method, implemented in a packet switch system, for fast interlayer forwarding includes constructing a master Forwarding Information Base (FIB) which...
REROUTING BUS DATA SIGNALS FROM FAULTY SIGNAL CARRIERS TO EXISTING HEALTHY
A first set of signal carriers of a plurality of signal carriers may be determined to be faulty. The first set of signal carriers may be for transmitting a...
System and Method of Routing Calls on a Packet Network
A system and method for diagnosing a problem on a packet network. Network performance information associated with data packet communications over a packet...
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MULTICAST IMPLEMENTATION IN A NETWORK
Interest in multicast group membership may be advertised via a routing system on an Ethernet network along with an indication of an algorithm to be used by the...
POPULATING FORWARDING DATABASE TABLES IN A FABRIC ENVIRONMENT
A method includes each switch in a network maintaining a forwarding database table in which each record identifies a media access control (MAC) address, a port...
IDENTIFYING REFERRAL PAGES BASED ON RECORDED URL REQUESTS
A system for pagination of data based on recorded URL requests, includes a data store comprising a computer readable medium storing a program of instructions...
PACKET TRACING IN A SOFTWARE-DEFINED NETWORKING ENVIRONMENT
An example method to perform packet tracing in a Software-Defined Networking (SDN) environment is provided. The SDN environment comprises an SDN controller...
SHORTEST PATH ROUTING IN SINGLE-CHANNEL NETWORKS WITH AGGREGATING AND
Controllers in a software defined network and methods implemented such controllers include forming an auxiliary graph based on a network graph. The network...
ENHANCED PEER DISCOVERY IN A MESH NETWORK
A station of a mesh network comprising a peer table which is configured to list neighboring peers within the mesh network. Each peer comprises a qualification...
TESTING AN UPSTREAM PATH OF A CABLE NETWORK
An apparatus and method for testing an upstream path of a cable network are disclosed. The upstream path is tested by capturing and analyzing upstream data...
CONTROL OF CELLULAR NETWORK OPERATION USING INTERFERENCE-BASED METRIC
An interference-based metric is used for control purposes in a cellular network, e.g., for controlling association of a user equipment to a cell of the...
Enhanced Packet Flow Monitoring in a Network
In one embodiment, enhanced packet flow monitoring is performed by packet switching devices in a network. A packet switching device is configured to monitor a...
In-Line Network Tap
An in-line network tap includes a network tap chip that is configured to analyze or otherwise process data packets as the data packets are transmitted within a...
Method and System for Detecting and Identifying Assets on a Computer
A computer-implemented method for identifying an asset of a computer machine performed using at least one processing unit for: capturing an update packet from...
ARCHITECTURE FOR METRICS AGGREGATION WITHOUT SERVICE PARTITIONING
A web server computer system receives a plurality of measurements for a metric from one or more computing resources associated with the web server computer...
NETFLOW COLLECTION AND EXPORT OFFLOAD USING NETWORK SILICON
Methods and apparatus for collection of Netflow data and export offload using network silicon. In accordance with aspects of the embodiments, the Netflow...
NETWORK WIDE SOURCE GROUP TAG BINDING PROPAGATION
In one embodiment, a method includes generating at a network device, a trace packet comprising an IP (Internet Protocol) to Source Group Tag (SGT) binding,...
Performance Characterization by Available Capacity
Previously available network monitoring and management systems fail to provide systems or processes that adequately communicate individual client experiences...
METHODS AND SYSTEMS TO EVALUATE DATA CENTER RESOURCE ALLOCATION COSTS
This disclosure is directed to methods and systems to evaluate resource allocation costs of a data center. Methods and systems compute resource allocation...
METHOD FOR ORDERING MONITORED PACKETS WITH TIGHTLY-COUPLED PROCESSING
Transaction and session processing of packets within a network monitoring system may be distributed among tightly-coupled processing elements by marking each...
SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MEASURING ROUND TRIP TIME IN NETWORK DEVICES
BETWEEN THE DEVICE AND AN ENDPOINT
The present disclosure is directed towards systems and methods for measuring round trip time (RTT) in network devices between the device and an endpoint. A...
MEASURING LATENCY WITHIN A NETWORKING DEVICE
Presented herein are techniques to measure latency associated with packets that are processed within a network device. A packet is received at a component of a...
DISTRIBUTED REAL-TIME COMPUTER SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FORCING FAIL-SILENT
BEHAVIOR OF A DISTRIBUTED REAL-TIME...
The invention relates to a method for forcing fail-silent behavior of a periodically functioning, distributed real-time computer system, which real-time...