End-point synchronisation and handover for multi-homed services

J. Noonan, P. Perry, J. Murphy

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Abstract

It is proposed to implement a synchronised routing table at the transport layer, referred to as an association routing table (ART), to improve the performance of multi-homed transport protocols. An algorithm is described that ensures that the routing tables can be synchronised, which is then used to implement a handover mechanism. The ART is implemented within the stream control transmission protocol (SCTP). It is shown that by using a synchronised ART, it is possible to implement failover in cases where the standard SCTP cannot do so, Configurations are more resilient to network errors, and it is possible to perform a handover without any network support.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)691-696
Number of pages6
JournalIEE Proceedings: Communications
Volume153
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 20 Oct 2006

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