[Bloat] [iccrg] [aqm] AQM deployment status?

Mikael Abrahamsson swmike at swm.pp.se
Thu Sep 26 22:59:11 EDT 2013

On Thu, 26 Sep 2013, Scheffenegger, Richard wrote:

> I'd state that people operating datacenters with request-response type 
> data exchange via TCP do care a lot about the microscopic drop 
> distribution. Typically, a tail-drop queue has the unfortunate property 
> of losing the more critical packets of such an exchange, leading to 
> excessive "transaction" (higher level protocol) delays due to lengthy 
> TCP loss recovery.

Do you know of simulations or similar that investigates this? I would like 
to understand why having RED on a 3ms buffer depth device makes a 
difference and how much difference it makes.

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at swm.pp.se

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