Google is Playing with TCP Packet Windows

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DrQ

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Apr 19, 2011, 11:17:47 AM4/19/11
to Guerrilla Capacity Planning
http://tools.ietf.org/id/draft-ietf-tcpm-initcwnd-01.txt

At least they're doing it with IETF oversight. :/

For those of you who, like me, are not real packet-heads, windowing is
a flow-control mechanism which is also tied into TCP slow-start;
introduced to prevent a repeat of the Internet performance collapse
that occurred in the 1980s.
http://www.perfdynamics.com/Papers/Training.nets.htm
http://www.perfdynamics.com/Papers/IPLnjg89.pdf

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