ALTO Extensions for Multi-Source Information Collection
draft-gao-alto-info-extension-01

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Authors Kai Gao  , Y. Richard Yang 
Last updated 2016-01-07 (latest revision 2015-07-06)
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Abstract

The Application-Layer Traffic Optimization (ALTO) protocol enables the distribution of certain network information to applications. Hence, a fundamental functionality of an ALTO server is to collect general network information, especially from multiple "information sources". In this document, we propose a preliminary solution to standardize the process of information collection for ALTO servers by extending the ALTO protocol with some new services, which can also serve as a unified approach of network information distribution.

Authors

Kai Gao (gaok12@mails.tsinghua.edu.cn)
Y. Richard Yang (yry@cs.yale.edu)

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