Dave Täht recounted the story of bufferbloat and the deployment challenges ahead.
If buffers are generally good and improve data throughput, then more (or larger) buffers are better, right?
Guest Post: Verizon Media shares its experience using BBR to deliver traffic from its caches.
Guest Post: Researchers have set out to compare the performance of an optimized TCP stack against QUIC.
Get the backstory on the history and design of QUIC, and what implications it might have on the overall architecture of the Internet Protocol.
Guest Post: Performance-oriented Congestion Control (PCC) is a new online learning approach to congestion control that seeks to overcome the limitations of traditional TCP.
Feedback is sought on recent BBR patches that seek to increase throughput for WiFi and lower queuing delays.
Additional Truncated Response (ATR) does not completely fix the issue of large responses but it is worth considering if you want a faster DNS service.
A proposal to add a “spin bit” to the QUIC protocol sparked much debate at IETF 101.
Guest Post: Researchers at the University of Auckland are simulating and measuring the bandwidth capacity of medium earth orbit and geostationary satellites, the results of which may surprise.