Mark Allman / ICSI @mallman_icsi

Mark Allman, Ethan Blanton. Notes on Burst Mitigation for Transport Protocols. ACM Computer Communication Review, 35(2), April 2005.


In this note we explore the various causes of micro-bursting in TCP connections and also the behavior of several mitigations that have been suggested in the literature along with extensions we develop herein. This note methodically sketches the behavior of the mitigations and presents the tradeoffs of various schemes as a data point in the ongoing discussion about preventing bursting in transport protocols.


    author  =        "Mark Allman and Ethan Blanton",
    title   =        "{Notes on Burst Mitigation for Transport Protocols}",
    journal =        "ACM Computer Communication Review",
    year    =        2005,
    volume  =        35,
    number  =        2,
    month   =        apr,
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