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About QoS

when I study some materials about QoS,there are two confusing conceptions : flow and traffic.What's the main difference between them

Any help will be appreciated

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Re: About QoS

Traffic here means packet (eg) IP Packet or IP traffic

Flow is the movment of the packets, thats why they say traffic flows.

Infact Flow is a very ambigous term which the IEEE wants to replace with Streams or Session, Look into this URL

http://grouper.ieee.org/groups/802/QOSFC/presentations/Nov1998/Terminology_definitions.pdf

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