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Multiplex Communications > Data Flow Congestion Prevention Or Control > Flow Control Of Data Transmission Through A Network

Flow Control Of Data Transmission Through A Network

Flow Control Of Data Transmission Through A Network patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

07/24/14 - 20140204746 - Openflow enabled wifi management entity architecture
System and method embodiments are provided to improve offloading traffic from mobile operators networks via a WiFi network. The embodiments also include schemes to offload traffic between WiFi networks. The embodiments include a network component comprising a WiFi management entity (WiME) configured to serve as an anchor point for a...

07/24/14 - 20140204747 - Systems and methods for configuring a network switch appliance
A method for use to configure a network switch device to implement a traffic flow configuration, the network switch device having a plurality of network ports and a plurality of instrument ports, the method includes: receiving instrument port information that identifies one or more of the instrument ports for the...

07/24/14 - 20140204748 - Arbitration of multiple-thousands of flows for convergence enhanced ethernet
In one embodiment, a system includes a processor and logic integrated with and/or executable by the processor, the logic being adapted to: receive a plurality of flows, each flow comprising packets of data, assign a service credit to each of the plurality of flows, assign a weight parameter to each...

07/24/14 - 20140204749 - Port-based fairness protocol for a network element
Methods and apparatuses for providing a fairness protocol in a network element are disclosed herein. In accordance with the disclosed fairness protocol, the average bandwidth of traffic sourced from each of a plurality of ingress ports is monitored. The largest bandwidth of traffic sourced from a port within a first...

07/24/14 - 20140204750 - Network management assembly for managing a flow of network management traffic
A network management assembly is disclosed for managing a flow of network management traffic across a network containing a plurality of discrete network domains. The assembly can include a first management terminal which is arranged to transmit network management traffic to each of the network domains via a respective first...

07/24/14 - 20140204751 - Dynamically assigning packet flows
In general, in one aspect, the disclosure describes a method includes accessing data of an egress packet belonging to a flow, storing data associating the flow with at least one queue based on a source of the data of the egress packet. The method also includes accessing an ingress packet...

07/24/14 - 20140204752 - Packet processing system processing packets by plural processors
A packet processing apparatus includes plural packet processors processing input packets constituting an input packet stream. A flow identification information manager holds flow identification information about flows included in the input packet stream. A flow assigner assigns each of the flows to one of the packet processors. A packet identifier...

07/24/14 - 20140204753 - Wireless communication device
A wireless communication device has a first wireless communication unit capable of performing wireless communication within a first communication distance, a second wireless communication unit capable of performing wireless communication within a second communication distance greater than the first communication distance, and a controller configured to assign at least a...

07/24/14 - 20140204754 - Method and apparatus for controlling traffic in wireless communication system
Provided is a method for transmitting traffic control information by an Evolved Node B (ENB) in a wireless communication system. The method includes transmitting congestion state information a traffic control node. The congestion state information is used to control traffic for a User Equipment (UE) that is accessing the ENB....

07/24/14 - 20140204755 - Apparatus for distributing data traffic in heterogeneous wireless networks
An apparatus for distributing data traffic in heterogeneous wireless networks is provided. A terminal for transmitting data to a plurality of wireless networks, includes a transmission rule storing unit to store a data transmission rule with respect to the plurality of wireless networks, a data dividing unit to divide first...

07/24/14 - 20140204756 - Communication speed control system
A communication speed control system to be placed between service providing servers on the Internet and smartphones, the communication speed control system including: a traffic storing unit a non-regulated IP address storing unit for registering IP addresses of the servers a packet reading unit for extracting an IP address of...

07/24/14 - 20140204757 - Wireless sensor network system
A wireless sensor network system includes: sensor terminals and a management terminal. A sensor terminal sends a join request at a first transmission power; and the management terminal calculates the traffic load of nodes on the reception path of the join request. If the number of hops and the traffic...

07/24/14 - 20140204758 - Multi-mode intelligent access method, device and system
A multi-mode intelligent access method, device and system are disclosed. The method includes that: a multi-mode mobile intelligent access device is added into a communication network; and the multi-mode mobile intelligent access device employs a way including flow mobility between different access networks, so as to enable a terminal to...

07/17/14 - 20140198647 - Link aggregation (lag) information exchange protocol
In one embodiment, a switch includes a processor adapted for executing logic, logic adapted for receiving link aggregation (LAG) information about a first peer switch, logic adapted for storing the LAG information about the first peer switch, and logic adapted for using the LAG information about the first peer switch...

07/17/14 - 20140198648 - Identification of data flows based on actions of quality of service policies
In one embodiment, a method comprises determining a Quality of Service (QoS) policier action for data packets belonging to a first flow of data packets received at an ingress interface of a network switching device, the QoS policier action based on one of multiple prescribed QoS classifications by a QoS...

07/17/14 - 20140198649 - Extended link aggregation (lag) for use in multiple switches
In one embodiment, a method for providing link aggregation (LAG) to heterogeneous switches includes receiving, at a switch controller, LAG requests forwarded by switches and determining that multiple LAG requests corresponding to a server have been received, grouping the multiple LAG requests into LAG groups according to a switch from...

07/17/14 - 20140198650 - Avoiding network address translaton in a mobile data network
A flow setup table in a basestation breakout component allows for servicing non-cacheable IP data flows at the breakout component without the need for network address translation. For each broken out IP flow at the breakout component, the flow setup table holds a mapping between tunnel IDs and the IP...

07/17/14 - - Network packet loss processing method and apparatus
Embodiments of the present invention disclose a network packet loss processing method and apparatus. The method in the present invention includes: comparing a value of a current congestion window of a network with a buffer threshold when a packet loss event is detected, where the buffer threshold is used to...

07/17/14 - 20140198652 - Scheduling and traffic management with offload processors
A scheduling system for a packet processing system is disclosed. The system can include a classification circuit connected to a memory bus and configurable to classify network packets, placing the classified network packets into first multiple input/output queues, a scheduling circuit for reordering the network packets received from the classification...

07/17/14 - 20140198653 - Scheduling and traffic management with offload processors
A method for scheduling packet processing is disclosed. The method can include classifying network packets based on session metadata and placing the classified network packets into first multiple input/output queues, with network packets transported to a classification circuit using a memory bus having a defined memory transport protocol, reordering network...

07/17/14 - 20140198654 - Communication monitor, prediction method, and recording medium
An importance degree prediction apparatus includes a path change determination unit that generates alarm path change information including path change information when a path is changed and an alarm developing when the path is changed in a network. The apparatus includes a reception unit that searches alarm path change information...

07/17/14 - 20140198655 - Enhanced local access in mobile communications using small node devices
A hybrid user equipment and small-node device data offloading architecture is provided. In this hybrid architecture, the small-node device includes a backhaul link to a telecommunication network and/or the Internet. The user equipment can send and receive data through the small-node device using the backhaul link....

07/17/14 - 20140198656 - Adaptive link aggregation and virtual link aggregation
One embodiment of the present invention provides a switch. The switch comprises a plurality of ports, a link management module, a forwarding module, and a link adaptation module. The link management module operates at least two ports of the plurality of ports of the switch to form a link aggregation....

07/17/14 - 20140198657 - Method, device, and base station for transmitting data, device, and base station
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, a device, and a base station for transmitting data. The method includes: receiving, by a base station, data sent by a core network, where the data is data that needs to be sent to a terminal and the terminal is a terminal...

07/17/14 - 20140198658 - Data communication apparatus, data transmission method, and computer system
Provided is a data communication apparatus which includes a transmission interval calculator configured to calculate an effective transfer speed of the data based on a difference between an actual arrival time at which response data to transmission data transmitted to the other data communication apparatus has arrived and a predictive...

07/10/14 - 20140192645 - Method for internet traffic management using a central traffic controller
A method for internet traffic management, comprising receiving a request for a path set from an application at a network traffic controller, wherein the request contains an intended traffic destination endpoint, evaluating a plurality of network devices in a network, identifying a plurality of paths usable by the application to...

07/10/14 - 20140192646 - User traffic accountability under congestion in flow-based multi-layer switches
A method of policing network traffic based on congestion on a flow-based programmable switch, such as an OpenFlow switch is provided. The method polices congestion-causing flows in a network by detecting congestion at a flow-based programmable switch on the network. Once congestion has been detected, the method identifies one or...

07/10/14 - 20140192647 - Network apparatus, performance control method, and network system
To prevent the switching time influences power saving efficiency and packet loss prevention performance, it is provided a network apparatus for transferring packets, including a transfer part for transferring received packets to a given destination, and a determining part for obtaining traffic volume of the packets to be transferred. The...

07/10/14 - 20140192648 - Method and apparatus for sending non-data frame
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and an apparatus for sending a non-data frame. The method for sending a non-data frame includes: determining an access category for which a transmission opportunity of a shared medium has been obtained, where the obtained transmission opportunity of the shared medium is...

07/10/14 - 20140192649 - Reducing interarrival delays in network traffic
The disclosed embodiments provide a system that facilitates use of a network link. During operation, the system continuously monitors an interarrival delay of packets received from a sender over the network link. Next, the system adjusts a receive window for the sender based on the interarrival delay to facilitate receipt...

07/10/14 - 20140192650 - Wireless network encoding management method and system
A wireless network encoding management method and device. The method includes: determining whether a network infrastructure allows inter-network wireless network encoding; if the inter-network wireless network encoding is allowed, selecting, from neighboring networks of the network infrastructure, a node capable of forming an inter-network wireless network encoding group; and forming...

07/10/14 - 20140192651 - Multi-homed terminals
For a multi-homed terminal, a method comprising a step of receiving, from a server, an a multiple interface related routing policy rule defined per terminal, said a multiple interface related routing policy rule comprising flow distribution rules including an Inter-APN flow distribution container that includes information related to routing IP...

07/03/14 - 20140185442 - Supporting quality of service differentiation using a single shared buffer
An example method, system, and switching element are provided and may provide for an egress port to be configured to receive a plurality of data packets, each of the plurality of data packets being a class of a plurality of classes. A buffer may communicate with the at least one...

07/03/14 - 20140185443 - Data optimization technique for the exchange of data at the edge of a wireless local area network
An apparatus for the transmission of management and/or control traffic in a network, comprising a memory configured to store a first record of management and/or control data from a previous interval, and a processor coupled to the memory, wherein the processor is configured to retrieve the first record, receive a...

07/03/14 - 20140185444 - Communication method, information processing apparatus, and recording medium
A communication method executed by an information processing apparatus capable of transmitting data to another information processing apparatus, the method includes: setting a first threshold as an amount of data capable of being transmitted without waiting for a reply from the another information processing apparatus; transmitting a first data having...

07/03/14 - 20140185445 - Flow-based adaptive private network with multiple wan-paths
Systems and techniques are described which improve performance, reliability, and predictability of networks without having costly hardware upgrades or replacement of existing network equipment. An adaptive communication controller provides WAN performance and utilization measurements to another network node over multiple parallel communication paths across disparate asymmetric networks which vary in...

07/03/14 - 20140185446 - Synchronizing state among load balancer components
The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for synchronizing state among load balancer components. Embodiments of the invention include load balancers using a consistent hashing algorithm to decide how new connections should be load balanced. Use of consistent hashing algorithm permits load balancers to work in...

07/03/14 - 20140185447 - Communication system and communication control method
A node on a core network, in accordance with a connection state of a terminal, releases a transmission path resource which is made unnecessary due to LIPA (Local IP access) or SIPTO (Selected IP traffic offload) connection configuration....

06/26/14 - 20140177441 - Method and system for establishing a queuing system inside a mesh network
Wireless mobile communication (WMC) devices located in operating proximity of each other may be enabled to form a mesh (ad hoc wireless) network. WMC devices in a mesh network may form a queuing system wherein each WMC device may store data forwarded to and/or from other WMC devices in the...

06/26/14 - 20140177442 - Performing rate limiting within a network
Methods and systems for performing rate limiting are provided. According to one embodiment, information is maintained regarding a set of virtual networks into which a network has been logically divided. Each virtual network comprises a loop-free switching path, reverse path learning network and provides a path through the network between...

06/19/14 - 20140169168 - Configuration of a virtual service network
Configuration of a virtual service network by a configuring node includes: determining that the virtual service is to be configured; determining a configuration associated with the virtual service and including packet forwarding policies associated with the virtual service, each packet forwarding policy including a virtual service network address and a...

06/19/14 - 20140169169 - Routing support for lossless data traffic
A method for communication in a packet data network including at least first and second subnets interconnected by routers. The method includes defining at least first and second classes of link-layer traffic within the subnets, such that the link-layer traffic in the first class is transmitted among nodes in the...

06/19/14 - 20140169170 - Maintaining consistent quality of service between subnets
Network apparatus includes a plurality of interfaces, which are coupled to a network so as to receive and transmit data packets having respective link-layer headers and network-layer headers. Each link-layer header includes respective source and destination link-layer addresses and a link-layer priority value. Switching and routing logic is configured, responsively...

06/19/14 - 20140169171 - System and method for multicast over highly mobile mesh networks
Systems, devices, and methodology for removing echo and reducing congestion in multicast (broadcast) over a dynamic self-healing mobile mesh network, by use of discrete embedded computers synchronously tracking mesh connections and link quality across multiple RF connections, keeping multicast both efficient and effective in a highly kinetic, ever changing, mesh...

06/12/14 - 20140160924 - Advertising network layer reachability information specifying a quality of service for an identified network flow
Methods, apparatus and articles of manufacture for advertising network layer reachability information specifying a quality of service for an identified network flow are disclosed. Example methods disclosed herein to specify quality of service for network flows include receiving network layer reachability information including a first quality of service class specified...

06/12/14 - 20140160925 - Virtual private network to label switched path mapping
A method, a device, and a storage medium provide for storing an extended forwarding information base that includes path values that indicate paths to route traffic, wherein the paths include optimal and sub-optimal paths based on a shortest path metric; receiving a traffic flow; inspecting the traffic flow; selecting a...

06/12/14 - 20140160926 - Communicating encoded traffic data
An electronic device encodes traffic data as a collection of codes. The electronic device sends the codes in random access resources or shared transmission resources over a wireless link to a wireless access network node, the codes providing an encoded representation of the traffic data....

06/12/14 - 20140160927 - Methods, systems, and computer readable media for generating simulated network traffic using different traffic flows and maintaining a configured distribution of traffic between the different traffic flows and a device under test
Methods, systems, and computer readable media for generating simulated network traffic from a plurality of different traffic flows and maintaining a configured distribution among the flows are disclosed. One exemplary method includes determining a number of operations per flow for each of a plurality of flows that generate simulated network...

06/12/14 - 20140160928 - Technique for handling congestion control
A method for congestion control in a transport network of a radio access network is disclosed. The method comprises receiving, by the control node, a first uplink flow through a first communication link in the transport network from a first radio access node and receiving, by the control node, a...

06/12/14 - 20140160929 - Airtime-based packet scheduling for wireless networks
Airtime usage may be used as a factor in controlling network traffic flow to and from client devices via a wireless network interface. Received packets or other data are assigned to a quality of service profile. Additionally, a cost value for communicating the received data is determined at least in...

06/12/14 - 20140160930 - Systems and methods for packet relaying
System and method embodiments are provided for packet relaying. The embodiments enable reduced network traffic. In an embodiment, a method in a wireless network component for packet relaying includes transmitting a first data packet comprising data to a relay station, wherein the first data packet comprises an identification (ID) of...

06/12/14 - 20140160931 - Apparatus and method for managing flow in server virtualization environment, and method for applying qos
An apparatus and method for managing a flow in a server virtualization environment, and a method of applying a QoS policy, the method including a flow processing unit configured to analyze a flow generated by a virtual machine (VM) to extract flow information, determine whether the flow is a new...

06/12/14 - 20140160932 - Method and apparatus for classifying flows for compression
Methods and apparatus for wireless communication include receiving, at a compressor component, a data packet flow and determining information associated with the data packet flow from one or more data packets associated with the data packet flow. The determined information includes source or destination information corresponding to the one or...

06/12/14 - 20140160933 - Systems and methods for dropping data using a drop profile
A system selectively drops data from queues. The system includes a drop table that stores drop probabilities. The system selects one of the queues to examine and generates an index into the drop table to identify one of the drop probabilities for the examined queue. The system then determines whether...

06/12/14 - 20140160934 - Load balancing hash computation for network switches
Techniques to load balance traffic in a network device or switch include a network device or switch having a first interface to receive a data unit or packet, a second interface to transmit the packet, and a mapper to map between virtual ports and physical ports. The network device includes...

06/12/14 - 20140160935 - Method, apparatus and system for packet reassembly and reordering
A method for packet reassembly and reordering, comprising: receiving a cell sent by a source port, wherein the cell carries a Source Identification (SID), a packet sequence number and a cell sequence number; preprocessing the received cell according to the SID to determine whether the cell shall be inserted into...

06/12/14 - 20140160936 - Implementation of packet data service in a mobile communication network
A method for transferring a data packet associated with a service from a packet data network to a mobile communication network, be characterized by comprising steps of: forming a message by adding either a service identifier (SI) for identifying the service or an indicator for indicating that the data packet...