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Old 03-26-2007, 04:29 AM   #1
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token bucket algorithm vs Leaky bucket algorithm


1 - What the token bucket algorithm has more in special than the Leaky bucket algorithm?
2 - What algorithm is used in our computers?
3 - The token bucket algorithm always talk that an amount of token has to be saved before send the packet. This means that there is a token for every packet? How can i define a token in the token bucket algorithm?

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You might want to read the Wikipedia article.
Old 03-26-2007, 04:57 AM   #3
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I've read it before write the post, but, after a second reading, i've finally understand it.Sorry for the post. It was unnecessary.

Thanks anyway.


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