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Re: The Qos PipeDream [Was: RE: Two Tiered Internet]
On Thu, 15 Dec 2005, John Kristoff wrote: > > On Fri, 16 Dec 2005 03:29:29 +0000 (GMT) > "Christopher L. Morrow" <[email protected]> wrote: > > > > In my experience that is easier said than done. However, you remind > > > me of what I think is what most who say they want QoS are really > > > after. DoS protection. By focusing on DoS mitigation instead of > > > trying to provide service differentiation, things begin to make more > > > sense and actually become much more practical and deployable. > > > > how does qos help with a dos attack? > > My point is that it's not QoS, it's DoS mitigation. Whatever that > means to you, that is the solution I think most people may ultimately > be looking for when they say they want QoS. ah-ha! and here I thought they wanted buzzword compliance :) From what sales/customers say it seems like they have a perception that 'qos will let me use MORE of my too-small pipe' (or not spend as fast on more pipe) more than anything else.