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Chapter 10: Quality of service and security - Pg. 183

CHAPTER Quality of service and security 10 CROSS-LAYER ISSUES Previous chapters explored design issues that were tied to one particular layer in the protocol stack. This chapter addresses issues that cross layer boundaries and appear in several or all layers of the protocol stack. · Performance: To achieve high-throughput performance in a network system, it is important to avoid performance bottlenecks that limit the achievable data rate. Therefore, all aspects of input/output, storage, and processing in all layers of the protocol stack need to be designed for efficient operation.