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From: Junyou P.
Date: Sat 6th Jun 2020, 6:19pm


I saw the following description of leaky bucket in lecture 6:
The leaky bucket algorithm enables an application to generate bursty traffic (high volume, 
for a short period) without saturating the network.

I want to know why leaky bucket can generate bursty traffic in a short time?

According to my understanding, leaky bucket turns unstable flow into stable flow, and 
changes output rate to constant. Therefore, I think leaky bucket cannot generate bursty 

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├─ THIS   Sat 6th Jun 2020, 6:19pm, Junyou P.
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