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1

What are the two types of packet-switched networks?

1. Datagram networks
2. Virtual-circuit networks

2

How do switches in datagram networks work?

Uses a routing table that is based on the destination address.

3

How is switching in the internet done?

By using the datagram approach.

4

What are the two different types of routing tables?

1. Static - manual entries
2. Dynamic - automatic updating

5

What is flooding?

When a node disseminates its LSP to all other nodes.

6

What are the 4 flow characteristics?

- Reliability
- Delay
- Jitter
- Bandwidth

7

What are 4 methods to improve quality of service?

- Scheduling
- Traffic shaping
- Admission control
- Resource reservation

8

What are the two models that have been designed to provide quality of service in the internet?

- Integrated services
- Differentiated services