Date Added: Dec 2011
Contrary to the high bandwidth, real-time and bursty traffic of multimedia data, in real life, networks are shared by thousands and millions of users, and have limited bandwidth, unpredictable delay and availability. The ReSource ReserVation Protocol (RSVP) is a network-control protocol that enables Internet applications to obtain differing Qualities of Service (QoS) for their data flows. Such a capability recognizes that different applications have different network performance requirements. In this paper the detailed description of RSVP is given with a simulation of multicast session which compares time delays of ARRP and RSVP.