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