End-to-end performance analysis for broadband island interconnection via satellite-RACE II/R2074 (Catalyst) project

Hadjitheodosiou, M.H., Komisarczuk, Peter, Coakley, F.P., Evans, B.G. and Smythe, C. (1993) End-to-end performance analysis for broadband island interconnection via satellite-RACE II/R2074 (Catalyst) project. In: Proceedings of the 3rd European Conference on Satellite Communications - ECSC-3. IET, pp. 170-175. ISBN 0852966032

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Abstract

The authors present an overview of project R2074/Catalyst, an attempt to demonstrate the applicability of satellites in the provision of broadband island interconnection across Europe. This project, which is part of the RACE II initiative, will set up a demonstrator network to implement the interconnection of various LAN architectures. The authors focus on a study of the expected user performance through the Catalyst network based upon mathematical and simulation models. They investigate the performance of a mix of client/server architectures using Novell NetWare and NEtwork File System protocols, which are supported by either the IEEE 802.3/Ethernet LANs, linked via LAN/ATM/satellite interface units. Areas of further investigation, and the implication of the author's analysis on the actual network architecture are discussed.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Computing
Depositing User: Vani Aul
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2014 14:12
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2017 11:24
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/831

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