DCB

802.1BR – Bridge Port Extension

The full title of this PAR is “Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks-Virtual Bridged Local Area Networks – Bridge Port Extension”. This standard specifies the devices, protocols, procedures and managed objects necessary to extend a bridge and its management beyond its physical enclosure using 802 LAN technologies. To this end it: Indentifies and isolates… read more »

802.1Qbg – Edge Virtual Bridging

The full title of this PAR is “IEEE Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks—Virtual Bridged Local Area Networks – Amendment: Edge Virtual Bridging.”. This standard specifies protocols, procedures, and managed objects that: – Provide for the discovery, configuration, and control of a pair of direct-attached limited-function Service VLAN (S-VLAN) components to extend the services… read more »

802.3bd – MAC Control Frame for Priority-based Flow Control

The full title of this PAR is “Standard for Information Technology – Telecommunications and Information Exchange Between Systems – Local and Metropolitan Area Networks – Specific Requirements Part 3: Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Detection (CSMA/CD) Access Method and Physical Layer Specifications – Amendment: MAC Control Frame for Priority-based Flow Control” This standard defines… read more »

802.1Qbb – Priority-based Flow Control

The full title of this PAR is “IEEE Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks—Virtual Bridged Local Area Networks – Amendment: Priority-based Flow Control.”. This standard specifies protocols, procedures and managed objects that enable flow control per traffic class on IEEE 802 full-duplex links. Data Center Bridging networks (bridges and end nodes) are characterized by… read more »

802.1Qaz – Enhanced Transmission Selection

The full title of this PAR is “IEEE Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks—Virtual Bridged Local Area Networks – Amendment: XX: Enhanced Transmission Selection.”. This standard specifies enhancement of transmission selection to support allocation of bandwidth amongst traffic classes. When the offered load in a traffic class doesn’t use its allocated bandwidth, enhanced transmission… read more »

802.1Qau – Congestion Notification

The full title of this PAR is “IEEE Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks—Virtual Bridged Local Area Networks – Amendment: 10: Congestion Notification.”. This standard specifies protocols, procedures and managed objects that support congestion management of long-lived data flows within network domains of limited bandwidth delay product. This is achieved by enabling bridges to… read more »

802.1Qcd – Application VLAN TLV

The full title of this PAR is “Standard for Local and metropolitan area networks–Media Access Control (MAC) Bridges and Virtual Bridged Local Area Networks Amendment: Application Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN) Type, Length, Value (TLV)”. This standard specifies the protocols, procedures, and management objects for an Application Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN) identifier (ID) Type,… read more »

Addressing and Data Center Bridging (DCB)

The Addressing and Data Center Bridging (DCB) Task Group (TG) is a part of the IEEE 802.1 Working Group. For general information, please refer to the 802.1 home page. The Addressing and DCB task group has a charter covering two areas: Addressing and  Data Center Bridging. The current work on Addressing is to develop protocols for… read more »

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