Chapter 14. QoS
This chapter covers the following subjects:
The Need for QoS: This section describes the leading causes of poor quality of service and how they can be alleviated by using QoS tools and mechanisms.
QoS Models: This section describes the three different models available for implementing QoS in a network: best effort, Integrated Services (IntServ), and Differentiated Services (DiffServ).
Classification and Marking: This section describes classification, which is used to identify and assign IP traffic into different traffic classes, and marking, which is used to mark packets with a specified priority based on classification or traffic conditioning policies.
Policing and Shaping: This section describes how policing is used to enforce ...