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.
Guest Post: Does your satellite link have the right amount of queue capacity configured? If not, it may be suffering from bufferbloat.
Guest Post: Could UDP possibly be worse than small TCP flows? Could TCP be its own worst enemy?
Guest Post: A recent study finds that QUIC largely outperforms TCP except for in the presence of packet reordering and on resource-constrained mobile devices.
Guest Post: New method to identify TCP congestion may help alleviate dreaded video buffering.
Guest Post: Ruru is a real-time, open source monitoring system that allows users to understand the nature of latency over the Internet.
Guest Post: New study scans the entire IPv4 address space to understand initial window configuration usage in the Internet.
Here are your top three Geoff Huston blog posts from 2017.
Learn how to use a raw socket interface in IPv6 to generate a UDP-based DNS server and a TCP-based HTTP(S) server that allows the application to exercise direct control over packet fragmentation.