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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.

04/17/14 - 20140105018 - Method and apparatus of group credit control for wireless networks
Methods are provided for metering the usage, on a group of lines subject to a group user agreement, of the data processing capacity of a network. Implementations include steps of receiving usage reports from respective lines of the group at least when usage quotas granted to the lines are exhausted;...

04/17/14 - 20140105019 - Method and system for determining sustainable throughput over wireless networks
Sustainable average data throughput rates for data transfer between a sender and a receiver are determined for a network in a steady-state condition. Delivery performance for data transferred in non-steady-state conditions is disregarded in determining sustainable average data throughput rates. The rates may be used to adapt file delivery to...

04/17/14 - 20140105020 - Frame transfer apparatus and frame transfer method
There is provided a frame transfer apparatus, which includes: a storage unit configured to store an address and a port in association with the address; a receiving unit configured to receive a frame; a switch unit configured to determine an output port based on a destination address of a received...

04/17/14 - 20140105021 - Apparatus and method for estimating network maximum delay, and apparatus and method for controlling network admission
Disclosed are an apparatus and method for estimating network maximum delay. The method of estimating network maximum delay may include: estimating first maximum delay using a first parameter caused from a flow and a second parameter caused from a network; estimating second maximum delay using a probability distribution based on...

04/17/14 - 20140105022 - Packet processors and packet filter processes, circuits, devices, and systems
A packet filter (2500) for incoming communications packets includes extractor circuitry (2510) operable to extract data from a packet, and packet processor circuitry (2520) operable to concurrently mask (3010) the packet data from the extractor circuitry (2510), perform an arithmetic/logic operation (3020) on the packet to supply a packet drop...

04/17/14 - 20140105023 - System and method for assigning paths for data flows through a wide-area network
A method includes, receiving a plurality of data flows. A respective data flow includes a respective source address and a respective destination address. The method further includes generating, without regard to priorities associated with the plurality of data flows, an ordering of the plurality of data flows; and iteratively modifying,...

04/17/14 - 20140105024 - Apparatus for ethernet traffic aggregation of radio links
A multi-radio device system includes a set of sending radio devices and a set of receiving radio devices. Among the sending radio devices is a load-balancing radio device that receives data packets from an originating network. The load-balancing radio device labels data packets with sequence numbers and distributes the labeled...

04/17/14 - 20140105025 - Dynamic assignment of traffic classes to a priority queue in a packet forwarding device
Responsive to detecting a predetermined time of day, packet forwarding treatment is changed in accordance with at least one class of packet flow from a first packet forwarding treatment to a second packet forwarding treatment....

04/10/14 - 20140098668 - Tcp flow control optimized for networks having radio segments
Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) may be optimized for a cellular network having a radio segment. A base station may include a radio interface to connect to one or more user equipment (UE) devices and a number of queues to buffer data, incoming to the base station, from one or more...

04/10/14 - 20140098669 - Method and apparatus for accelerating forwarding in software-defined networks
A network element acting as a forwarding plane within a software-defined network to reduce negative effects of slow-path packet processing is described. The network element, upon receiving a first packet, determines whether it matches any flow entry within a set of flow tables. When the first packet does not match...

04/10/14 - 20140098670 - Method and apparatus for distributing load in wireless communication system
A method and an apparatus for distributing a load of a base station in a wireless communication system supporting multi-carriers are provided. In the method, carriers are classified into a plurality of groups. A load of each of a plurality of cells corresponding to the plurality of groups, is determined....

04/10/14 - 20140098671 - Intermediate networking devices
A wireless communication device comprising: one or more network modems enabling the wireless communication device to communicate over a first wireless network; one or more network modems enabling the wireless communication device to communicate with two or more end-point devices over a second wireless network; one or more processors configured...

04/03/14 - 20140092738 - Maintaining load balancing after service application with a netwok device
In general, techniques are described for maintaining load balancing after service application. A network device comprising ingress and egress forwarding components and a service card may implement the techniques. An ingress forwarding component receives a packet and, in response to a determination that the service is to be applied to...

04/03/14 - 20140092739 - Flow filter mapping scheme with pcc flow-direction avp
Various exemplary embodiments relate to a method performed by a policy and charging rules node (PCRN) device for implementing a PCC procedure with SDF inputs, the method including: receiving a PCC request with a SDF input; determining if the PCC request is from a user equipment (UE); mapping flow direction...

04/03/14 - 20140092740 - Adaptive packet deflection to achieve fair, low-cost, and/or energy-efficient quality of service in network on chip devices
Methods and apparatus for provision of adaptive packet deflection to achieve fair, low-cost, and/or energy-efficient Quality of Service (QoS) in Network-on-Chip (NoC) devices are described. In some embodiments, it is determined whether a target port of a packet has reached a threshold utilization value and the packet is routed to...

04/03/14 - 20140092741 - System and method for a tcp mapper
A system for congestion control of traffic in a network that uses Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) includes a plurality of TCP congestion control programs having one or more parameters, a plurality of TCP congestion control units running the TCP congestion control programs, and a TCP mapper adapted to map incoming...

04/03/14 - 20140092742 - Management apparatus and method to support wlan offloading
Embodiments of systems and techniques are described for supporting WLAN offloading. In some embodiments, a network management system (NMS) for WLAN offloading may include a network manager (NM); a first element manager (EM), coupled to the network manager, to communicate with the network manager and one or more WLANs; and...

04/03/14 - 20140092743 - Method and apparatus for reducing pool starvation in a shared memory switch
A switch includes a reserved pool of buffers in a shared memory. The reserved pool of buffers is reserved for exclusive use by an egress port. The switch includes pool select logic which selects a free buffer from the reserved pool for storing data received from an ingress port to...

04/03/14 - 20140092744 - Dynamic queuing and pinning to improve quality of service on uplinks in a virtualized environment
At a network element having a plurality of physical links configured to communicate traffic over a network to or from the network element, an uplink group is formed comprising the plurality of physical links, wherein the plurality of physical links comprise a first physical link and a second physical link...

03/27/14 - 20140086050 - Data service level uplink data flow control
A method and a mobile device for limiting uplink transmission for user data at the data service level are provided. At least one least one characteristic related to uplink transmission is monitored and uplink transmission for user data is limited at the data service level based at least in part...

03/27/14 - 20140086051 - Fencing off switch domains
Techniques are disclosed to reduce crossover between traffic from switch elements of different switch domains in a distributed switch. Addition of a first switch element to the distributed switch is detected. The distributed switch includes multiple switch elements at least subsequent to the addition, and each switch element has a...

03/27/14 - 20140086052 - Congestion control for radio access networks (ran)
Systems and methods are disclosed for controlling congestion in a Radio Access Network (RAN). One embodiment comprises a charging system of a network. The charging system receives a traffic report for a RAN indicating a congestion condition in an area of the RAN. The charging system then identifies a subscriber...

03/27/14 - 20140086053 - Method for controlling information processing apparatus and information processing apparatus
A method for controlling an information processing apparatus including a CPU that executes an application relevant to communication other than baseband processing, the method including controlling a variation in an operating frequency of the CPU, determining, using a processor, whether an amount of traffic per unit time of a wireless...

03/27/14 - 20140086054 - Mitigating the effects of congested interfaces on a fabric
Techniques are provided for mitigating the effects of slow or no drain devices on a fabric. One or more of the described embodiments can be used alone or in combination to address problems associated with inter-switch link blocking and to address the situation where flows which are not associated with...

03/27/14 - 20140086055 - Load balancing traffic in a mpls network
A method and system for managing traffic in a network. Label switch paths are identified. Each label switch path begins at a first provider edge and ends at a second provider edge. For each label switch path, logical paths are identified. Most recent data received from the first provider edge...

03/27/14 - 20140086056 - Selective internet priority service
An Internet Priority Service (IPS) provides to authorized users priority access to communication over the Internet during emergencies. Transmission of data packets from an authorized user that accesses the IPS are given priority for transmission over the Internet. The level of priority given to a data packet depends on the...

03/27/14 - 20140086057 - Uplink congestion detection and control between nodes in a radio access network
Congestion in a radio access network (RAN) associated with transporting uplink information originating from one or more mobile terminals is detected. That detected RAN congestion is reduced using any suitable technique (several examples are described) and may be implemented in one or more nodes in the RAN. One advantageous (but...

03/20/14 - 20140078903 - Real time and high resolution buffer occupancy monitoring and recording
Presented herein are techniques for detection and characterization of buffer occupancy of a buffer in a network device. Packets are received at a network device. The packets are stored in a buffer of the network device as they are processed by the network device. An occupancy level of the buffer...

03/20/14 - 20140078904 - Method and apparatus for adjusting ip network load
A method for adjusting an IP network load, includes: receiving an IP packet flow; and adjusting a forwarding path of an IP packet according to a load status of an IP network, and sending the IP packet, where network devices of the IP network are interconnected to form a multi-stage...

03/13/14 - 20140071824 - Serial clustering
Serial clustering uses two or more network devices connected in series via a local and/or wide-area network to provide additional capacity when network traffic exceeds the processing capabilities of a single network device. When a first network device reaches its capacity limit, any excess network traffic beyond that limit is...

03/06/14 - 20140064080 - Apparatus and method for staged traffic classification among terminal and aggregation nodes of a broadband communications system
A system architecture and methods for data traffic flow classification are provided. An initial traffic class is assigned to a data flow as a current traffic classification, where the initial traffic class is based static traffic classification method(s) applied with respect to an initial packet of the data flow. A...

03/06/14 - 20140064081 - Multicast replication skip
In one implementation, the volumes of the queues in a network device are monitored to identify ports that are congested or near congestion. In another implementation, an auxiliary queue or counter is used to measure the long term congestion or predict future congestion. The auxiliary queue includes a counter that...

03/06/14 - 20140064082 - Congestion mitigation and avoidance
In one embodiment, a method is provided for congestion mitigation. In this method, a congestion level of data flows along a path is monitored relative to a threshold. Here, each data flow is associated with a flow identifier. Based on detection that the congestion level exceeds the threshold, the flow...

03/06/14 - 20140064083 - Load distribution in a network of small-cell base stations
A network device may make a determination that a first backhaul connection, which serves a first base station, is congested and that a second backhaul connection, which serves a second base station, is not congested. This determination may be made based on a first periodic data cap imposed (on the...

03/06/14 - 20140064084 - Directional adjustment to quality of service based on predicted traffic activity on a link
In an embodiment, an apparatus predicts traffic usage in uplink and downlink directions of a link that is configured to support a communication session for the client device. In an example, the predictions can be based upon a call state parameter (e.g., if the client device is a non-floorholder or...

03/06/14 - 20140064085 - Communication node and communication method
A communication node that is capable of preventing a packet collision from occurring is provided. In a wireless network that connects a plurality of communication nodes in a multi-hop fashion, the communication node selects a high-communication-quality frequency to be used for transmission, sets frequency information in a channel assignment information...

03/06/14 - 20140064086 - System and method for managing network communications
The disclosed embodiments include a computer-implemented method for controlling network communications. In one embodiment, the method executes instructions, using a processor, to perform operations comprising: communicating with a first set of network communications devices of a first packet network; receiving and storing in memory network performance information associated with the...

03/06/14 - 20140064087 - Assigning identifiers to mobile devices according to their data service requirements
A network fabric includes a mobile device associated with a service type and a server including a processor and memory storing program code for assigning identifiers to mobile devices in accordance with an identifier assignment policy. The processor, in response to executing the program code stored in the memory, associates...

03/06/14 - 20140064088 - System and method for increasing input/output speeds in a network switch
A system and method for increasing input/output speeds in a network switch. A physical layer device is provided that includes a physical coding sublayer that insert data flow identifiers to data flows that are provided to a gearbox. In one embodiment, the gearbox is a 5 to 2 gearbox that...

03/06/14 - 20140064089 - Systems and methods for link load balancing on a multi-core device
Systems and methods are described for link load balancing, by a multi-core intermediary device, a plurality of Internet links. The method may include load balancing, by a multi-core device intermediary to a plurality of devices and a plurality of Internet links, network traffic across the plurality of Internet links. The...

02/27/14 - 20140056140 - Terminated transmission control protocol tunnel
A method, a multiprotocol offload engine, and a set of instructions are disclosed. A local area network interface 150 may receive a transmission control protocol data transmission from a source local area network device. A processor 110 may encapsulate the transmission control protocol data transmission in a negative acknowledgement oriented...

02/27/14 - 20140056141 - Processing system using virtual network interface controller addressing as flow control metadata
In a processing system comprising a plurality of processing nodes coupled via a switching fabric, a method includes implementing a flow control property for a data flow in the switching fabric based on an addressing property of an address of a virtual network interface controller associated with the data flow....

02/27/14 - 20140056142 - Congestion control for multi flow data communication
In a multi flow HSDPA system comprising a RNC (402) and a plurality of NodeB's (404, 406), the present disclosure includes (re-) use of original active queue management, AQM, based congestion control, ABCC for a primary link (421). For every detected congestion, an end-user IP packet is destroyed. ABCC is...

02/27/14 - 20140056143 - Systems and methods for measuring available bandwidth in mobile telecommunications networks
A network device receives probe packets communicated by a user equipment device. The network device communicates response packets back to the user equipment device, including timestamps, and/or other information. The user equipment device may be configured to test the performance of different portions of a wireless network (i.e., determine an...

02/27/14 - 20140056144 - Network traffic management using stream-specific qos bits
Methods, systems, and devices are described for managing network communications. A traffic manager module configured to serve as a proxy between a plurality of client devices and a network service may receive a plurality of messages for the network service. Each message may be associated with at least one QoS...

02/27/14 - 20140056145 - Device and method for adaptive rate multimedia communications on a wireless network
Methods, apparatus, and computer readable media may adjust an encoding rate based on network conditions between a transmitter and a receiver. Either the transmitter, receiver, or both the transmitter and receiver may determine the encoding rate. In one aspect, a ratio of received network data to transmitted network data is...

02/27/14 - 20140056146 - Stateless load balancer in a multi-node system for transparent processing with packet preservation
Stateless load balancing of network packets within a system avoids detection by a network client or end user for deep packet inspection or other bump-in-the-wire applications. At least one header field of a received packet is used in generating a hash value. The hash value is used to identify a...

02/27/14 - 20140056147 - Manageability tools for lossless networks
Manageability tools are provided for allowing an administrator to have better control over switches in a lossless network of switches. These tools provide the ability to detect slow drain and congestion bottlenecks, detect stuck virtual channels and loss of credits, while hold times on edge ASICs to be different from...

02/27/14 - 20140056148 - System and method for detecting rogue traffic using flow statistics with a list of authorized engines
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for determining rogue traffic using flow statistics and a list of authorized media engines. A system configured according to this disclosure receives data associated with a group of packets in a media queue, such as the source network address where...

02/20/14 - 20140050091 - Load balancing overlay network traffic using a teamed set of network interface cards
A system includes a server including: logic adapted for receiving traffic from a virtual machine (VM), the traffic including at least one packet, logic adapted for hashing at least a portion of the at least one packet according to a hashing algorithm to obtain a hash value, and logic adapted...

02/20/14 - 20140050092 - Load sharing method and apparatus
A load sharing method includes: receiving, by a second provider edge PE device, a multi-chassis MC negotiation synchronization frame sent by a first PE device, where the MC negotiation synchronization frame carries information used to indicate a first virtual local area network VLAN; determining, by the second PE device, an...

02/20/14 - 20140050093 - Coexistence support for multi-channel wireless communications
Systems and techniques relating to wireless communications are described. A described technique includes monitoring a group of wireless channels that are useable by at least a first wireless communication device for wireless communications, receiving one or more beacon signals from one or more second wireless communication devices, identifying, within the...