[Bloat] Fwd: Did *bufferbloat* cause the 2010 flashcrash?

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen toke at toke.dk
Fri Aug 7 10:35:00 EDT 2015

Mikael Abrahamsson <swmike at swm.pp.se> writes:

> On Fri, 7 Aug 2015, Steinar H. Gunderson wrote:
>> [1] For the purposes of the question, the “BitTorrent problem” is when you and
>> I are on the same network, and your 200+ BitTorrent upload sessions makes it
>> impossible for me to upload my single cat video to YouTube.
> Isn't this dependent on the upload speed? I would imagine that if it's 5-10
> megabit/s, then using Codel or similar technique that doesn't allow the buffer
> to grow to hundreds of milliseconds, would improve things a lot?
> For a 500 kilobit/s link, I'm not sure even that would work...?

There are two separate issues: 


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