Traffic Control Journey

8. A Traffic Control Journey: Real World Scenarios

Having read the previous sections and familiarizing yourself with traffic control concepts and the tools available under GNU/Linux to deploy QoS, you should be ready to rock. Now, let us examine some real world scenarios and effective resolutions.

Below I overview two popular scenarios, guaranteeing a specific rate and guaranteeing flow priority. The first involves a basic Web server, the second a consumer broadband Internet connection. First, let us examine a few strategies to deal with situations that exist in many environments that may wish to employ traffic control.

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