Stream Control Transmission Protocol Performance Analysis in Disk Local Area Network Services

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
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Volume-25 Number-1
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : Lynet O. Sibiyia, Japheth O. Ondiek


Lynet O. Sibiyia, Japheth O. Ondiek "Stream Control Transmission Protocol Performance Analysis in Disk Local Area Network Services". International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT) V25(1):1-9, July 2015. ISSN:2231-2803. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract -
Performance is the driving force for effective computer network utilization in the current and future trend in the network communication. SCTP is a new transport protocol defined by the IETF intended for the transport of voice signaling data (SS7) system over IP networks. SCTP with very recent defined extensions is growingly considered for other application scenarios too. In this paper, performance analysis of Disk Local Area Network Service – iSCSI, running over SCTP is presented. SCTP is believed to have many advantages in comparison to TCP in the TCP/IP transport layer. Based on our experimental results, recommendations with regard to SCTP usage and its ability to function as a TCP alternative are made.

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LAN, SCTP, TCP, UDP, iSCSI, Initiator, Target, SAN, VLAN