11. Conclusion

  1. Miguel Barreiros1 and
  2. Peter Lundqvist2

Published Online: 20 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470976814.ch11

QOS-Enabled Networks: Tools and Foundations

QOS-Enabled Networks: Tools and Foundations

How to Cite

Barreiros, M. and Lundqvist, P. (2011) Conclusion, in QOS-Enabled Networks: Tools and Foundations, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470976814.ch11

Author Information

  1. 1

    Juniper Networks, Portugal

  2. 2

    Juniper Networks, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 7 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470686973

Online ISBN: 9780470976814



  • “just throw resources at the problem” approach - placing a shadow over QOS;
  • QoS importance, increasing as competition for resources intensifies;
  • industry, reaching a stage where efficiency - target and QOS, being the keyword;
  • role and presence of QOS, increasing - QOS tools, more refined and complex, as a result of industry input and requirements;
  • basic queuing and scheduling tool - hierarchical queuing and scheduling with priority propagation;
  • key concepts of queuing and scheduling - nothing “brand-new to learn” in understanding the enhanced tool;
  • QOS realm, hype leading - to complex designs and false expectations regarding its role and possibilities;
  • QOS, enabling uneven distribution - favoring some, and short-changing others;
  • tricky part of a QOS deployment – selecting what to classify as ambulances