# Overflows of Elastic Traffic

## Abstract

This article presents the results of a study on hierarchical multiservice traffic overflow systems. The systems under investigation were composed of a number of primary resources and one alternative resource. Traffic in the considered systems was generated with the assumption that there was a finite number of traffic sources in individual classes. Further assumption was that offered traffic is elastic traffic for which - with an increase of the load of the system - a change in the volume of allocated resources is possible followed by concurrent extension of their service time.

The article includes the results that present the blocking probability in the sample elastic traffic overflow systems. The study focuses on a determination of the influence of the traffic structure, volume of resources, degree of compression, resource with compression (primary resources, alternative resources) and the cardinality of traffic sources on values of the blocking probability in individual call classes and on the number of calls that overflow to the alternative resource.

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