mpls = multiprotocol label switching, mostly to toss internet packets encapsulated to an some rfc3032 headers.
(somewhere i've read that some people think mpls stands for multipurpose problemsolving labor substitute:)
i'll evangelise new, and describe existing mpls related technologies here,
so new content will be added as ietf progresses with it's work. be warned
that these are just summaries of the given protocols from my point of view,
you should take a look at the given rfcs/drafts.
(drafts may change frequently so you should reread them at least when they become
rfcs... not to mention the constants...
here are the topics already available:
polynomial key architecture
network service header
bit indexed explicit replication
virtual private network
path computation element protocol
resource reservation protocol
label distribution protocol
border gateway protocol
open shortest path first
intermediate system to intermediate system
provider edge router
label switched path
mpls label header
in case you found an error on this site or would like to see an
emerging technology here, feel free to contact me.