[Tmrg] Proposal to increase TCP initial CWND

fred at cisco.com (Fred Baker) Tue, 20 July 2010 17:50 UTC

From: fred at cisco.com (Fred Baker)
Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2010 10:50:02 -0700
Subject: [Tmrg] Proposal to increase TCP initial CWND
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On Jul 20, 2010, at 10:20 AM, Matt Mathis wrote:

> As I said earlier: the applications community has already usurped the
> transport's ability control congestion.  We will not regain control
> unless we pick IW that meets some global optimal criteria for a
> reasonable level of parallelism (e.g. 4 connections), and forbid
> legacy applications that are too aggressive from moving to new stacks.

Or, unless we convince them to use SCTP and put the connections in separate streams. There are good solutions there.

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