15 October 1993 Transputer-based architecture for ATM LAN protocol testing
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Proceedings Volume 1975, Local and Metropolitan Area Networks; (1993) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.157014
Event: Video Communications and Fiber Optic Networks, 1993, Berlin, Germany
Abstract
Local Area Networks (LANs) have completed two generations of development (Ethernet and Token Ring the first, and FDDI and DQDB the second); the large volumes of traffic involved in the emerging multimedia applications, however, lead towards a third generation of LANs. This generation must provide real-time capabilities needed by new services and solve the problems of interworking with ATM-based B-ISDN. Moreover the possibility to vary the subscribed bandwidth with the B-ISDN will be given to the LAN interfaces. This paper focuses on an architecture for protocol testing of a Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation Protocol inserted in a LAN environment based on ATM technology. In fact, the technology of the third LAN generation will be the Asynchronous Transfer Mode solving every interface problem with the public B-ISDN. A testing and debugging environment which checks the implementation of the Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation Protocol at the interface host/LAN- ATM is discussed. The main concepts of the overall system architecture are analyzed, evidencing both software and hardware issues.
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M. Di Concetto, P. Crocetti, G. Marino, E. Merli, M. Pavesi, F. Zizza, "Transputer-based architecture for ATM LAN protocol testing", Proc. SPIE 1975, Local and Metropolitan Area Networks, (15 October 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.157014; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.157014
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