Dartmouth logo Dartmouth College Computer Science
Technical Report series
CS home
TR home
TR search TR listserv
By author: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
By number: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986

Admission Control Policies for Internet File Transfer Protocols
Simon Holmes a Court
Dartmouth PCS-TR97-315

Abstract:

Server congestion is a major cause of frustration with the Internet. It is not uncommon for a server with a new release of popular software to be swamped by many times more clients than it can possibly handle. Current Internet file transfer protocols, namely FTP and HTTP, do not have any policy to regulate client admission.

In this thesis we are concerned with server admission policies that will improve clients' experience with servers under heavy load. Using a purpose-built network simulator, we compare the prevalent protocols with two new protocols that include policies taken from processor scheduling.

By applying more intelligent client admission policies it is hoped that the quality of service on the Internet can be improved.

Note: Senior Honors Thesis. Advisor: John M. Danskin.


PS.Z compressed postscript .ps.Z (608KB) , PDF PDF (220KB) (derived from the ps.Z)

Bibliographic citation for this report: [plain text] [BIB] [BibTeX] [Refer]

Or copy and paste:
   Simon Holmes a Court, "Admission Control Policies for Internet File Transfer Protocols." Dartmouth Computer Science Technical Report PCS-TR97-315, May 1997.


Notify me about new tech reports.

Search the technical reports.

To receive paper copy of a report, by mail, send your address and the TR number to reports AT cs.dartmouth.edu


Copyright notice: The documents contained in this server are included by the contributing authors as a means to ensure timely dissemination of scholarly and technical work on a non-commercial basis. Copyright and all rights therein are maintained by the authors or by other copyright holders, notwithstanding that they have offered their works here electronically. It is understood that all persons copying this information will adhere to the terms and constraints invoked by each author's copyright. These works may not be reposted without the explicit permission of the copyright holder.

Technical reports collection maintained by David Kotz.