Multi-path communications in a data center environment

Multi-path communications in a data center environment

  • CN 102,611,612 A
  • Filed: 12/20/2011
  • Published: 07/25/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/21/2010
  • Status: Active Application
First Claim
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1. method comprises:

  • Sender'"'"'s computing equipment from data center receives the communication stream that supplies specific recipient'"'"'s computing equipment to use;

    Wherein said communication stream comprises a plurality of packets that expectation is received with particular order by said recipient'"'"'s computing equipment;

    Each of wherein said a plurality of packets identifies said specific recipient'"'"'s computing equipment, and wherein between said sender'"'"'s computing equipment and said recipient'"'"'s computing equipment, has many communication paths;

    Optionally entropy is added to each head of said a plurality of packets in the said communication stream;

    At least in part based on each the said entropy of said head that is added to said a plurality of packets;

    Through said many communication paths said network traffic flow is transferred to said recipient'"'"'s computing equipment, wherein said recipient'"'"'s computing equipment does not receive the subclass of said a plurality of packets by said particular order;

    Receive not receiving the indication of the said subclass of said a plurality of packets from said recipient'"'"'s computing equipment by said particular order;

    AndHandle said indication and be retransmitted to said recipient'"'"'s computing equipment with at least one packet in the said subclass that prevents said a plurality of packets.

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