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Key Concepts of Quality Service Using Open Source Tools
Quality of Service and Firewalls with Open Source Tools
Dec. 13, 2007 11:30 AM
Today's Web service providers must understand Quality of Service, filtering techniques and implement QOS and access list filters on their networks. A proper QOS and filtering design helps to avoid network bottlenecks caused by worm and virus infections, sudden spikes in traffic, broadband users, file sharing, and other network conditions. Service providers can use QOS and filtering techniques to align network usage with business policies and requirements, all while still serving customers and supporting their own back office needs. This presentation covers the key concepts of quality of service and access-list filtering using open source tools. The presentation includes an explanation of filtering using Linux's iptables tool and standard queuing methods as defined in the Differentiated Services RFC as well as applications of these methods through generic case studies.
Doug Hass is director of business development of ImageStream, a leading router and WAN product manufacturer. Prior to joining ImageStream, he was a partner in Midwest-based Internet provider Skye/net. An Army veteran, certified personal trainer, and outdoorsman, Doug rode professional rodeo for five years, and founded Roughstock.com, an award-winning country music site.
Third International "Virtualization Conference & Expo" Call for Papers
Virtualization, the hottest subject of in all IT right now, will be center stage in 2008.
Key opinion-formers in the field of infrastructure and pioneers of virtualization technologies of all types have already begun submitting speaking proposals to Virtualization Conference & Expo 2008 East, being held in New York City, June 23-24, 2008. Topics covered will range from Application Virtualization, Desktop Virtualization, Network Virtualization, Server Virtualization, and Storage Virtualization, to Virtual Machine Automation, Physical to Virtual (P2V) Migration, Management Applications, Tools and Utilities, and Virtualization Scripts and Procedures.
Submissions on these and dozens of other topics have already begun streaming in. The Call for Papers is as always a 100% online process, found here.
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IDC has stated that the virtualization services market alone is going to reach $11.7 billion by 2011 and in general this technology, which has been around for a good number of years, seems suddenly to be on everyone's mind.
In short, Virtualization is fast becoming a key requirement for every server in the data center, enabling increased workloads in server consolidation projects, efficient software development and testing, resource management for dynamic data centers, application re-hosting and compatibility, and high-availability partitions.
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