Ashford 4: – Week 3 – Discussion 1
Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
Network Traffic, QoS, and SLAs
Describe the differences between elastic and inelastic traffic on a network and provide several examples of each from your own experience.
Describe quality of service (QoS) and its importance for managing network traffic.
Compare and discuss the differences between QoS and service level agreement (SLAs). Your initial response should be a minimum of 300 words in length.
Guided response: Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts. Has the post appropriately described the uses and purpose of QoS and SLAs? In what way do you agree or disagree with the importance attributed to QoS for managing network traffic? Why? Your replies should be between 100 and 150 words in length and add depth and insight to the discussion. See the About Discussions link in the left-hand navigation pane of your classroom for more information.