QoS evaluation of HTTP over satellites

Muhammad Audah, Lukman Hanif and Zhili Sun, Zhili Sun and Haitham, Cruickshank (2011) QoS evaluation of HTTP over satellites. In: 2011 International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery, 10-12 October 2011, Beijing, China.

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Abstract

This paper presents the studies for the end-to-end QoS of IP over integrated terrestrial and Next Generation Satellite Network (NGSN) using HTTP web application. We compare between Big-LEO and EuroSkyWay like satellites constellations for the QoS parameters (e.g. delay, loss ratio, throughput and connection duration) of request-response HTTP connections from a remote server in London and a remote client in Boston. We model the HTTP request-response with multiple connections and response files sizes variations. We create the network scenario with error model to simulate the transmission loss environment using NS-2 simulation software. A Differentiated Services (Diffserv) queue interface is placed in the terrestrial network on the server side to regulate and differentiate the traffic flows across the narrow bandwidth of the satellite links. The results showed a good performance evaluation comparison of the QoS parameters involved in the HTTP web communications across LEO and GEO satellite systems.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:component; Quality of Service (QoS); IP over satellite; diffserv; HTTP application; integrated network
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK5101-5865 Telecommunication. Telegraph.
Divisions:Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering > Department of Communication Engineering
ID Code:6046
Deposited By:Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Deposited On:01 Apr 2015 13:55
Last Modified:01 Apr 2015 13:55

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