[Bloat] [Ecn-sane] can we setup a "how to get this into existing networks" get-together in Prague coming week?

Holland, Jake jholland at akamai.com
Tue Mar 26 07:06:38 EDT 2019

Hi Mikael,

Any operator nibbles on making this meeting happen?

I'm not sure how useful I can be, but if there's any network
operators reading, I would love to hear the questions and
concerns from your side, and I'm happy to explain anything
I can help explain.

(Of course if it's just going to be vendors and/or implementors
getting together to agree ECN is a good idea, we might as well
bring plenty of beer...)


On 2019-03-23, 20:12, "Mikael Abrahamsson" <swmike at swm.pp.se> wrote:

    On Sat, 23 Mar 2019, Jonathan Morton wrote:
    > Heated agreement from over here, despite my preference for flow 
    > isolation.  Plain old AQM can be orders of magnitude better than a dumb 
    > FIFO.
    In my testing, FIFO with RED was already huge improvement over just plain 
    Configuring 1GE shaping with FIFO yielded 100ms buffering just by naive 
    configuration, adding one line of random-detect config brought this down 
    to 10-15ms without any loss of actual throughput.

On Thu, 21 Mar 2019, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:

Btw, I reached out to some people here at the BBF about doing
anti-bufferbloat in this context and getting this into the documents, and
there is no reason why this can't be introduced.

Now, the proposal needs to be "reasonable" and implementable, so if
someone would be interested in work like that I'd like to hear from you. I
have taken initiative in trying to come up with configuration guidance for
operators for their existing equipment, and that could be a way forward.


I'll be at the IETF meeting monday-friday coming week, can we set up a
meeting with some interested parties and actually have a "how do we get
this into networks" kind of meeting. It would not be "my mechanism is
better than yours" meeting, I'm not interested in that in this context.


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