Congestion Control in Linux TCP. Sarolahti, P. and Kuznetsov, A. In Proceedings of USENIX 2002, pages 49-62, June, 2002.
Congestion Control in Linux TCP [pdf]Paper  bibtex   
@inproceedings{ Sarolahti02,
  author = {Pasi Sarolahti and Alexey Kuznetsov},
  title = {Congestion Control in {Linux TCP}},
  booktitle = {Proceedings of USENIX 2002},
  year = {2002},
  pages = {49-62},
  month = {June},
  annote = {The design of the TCP implementation in Linux 2.4 is described in this paper. Focus is placed on congestion control and how the Linux implementation differs from conventional TCP implementations. The state machine for the TCP sender is explained. The Linux implementation supports standardized features (SACK, timestamps, and ECN), as well as more experimental features to enhance TCP performance (undoing window adjustments, D-SACK, FACK, congestion window validation, quick acks, rate-halving). The paper is concluded with a performance study of Linux TCP with and without quick acks, rate-halving and cwnd reverting enabled. In the setup used in the study quick acks, rate-halving and cwnd reverting increased performance.},
  url = {papers/sarolahti.pdf},
  submitter = {Annika Wennstr̈{o}m},
  bibdate = {Monday, August 11, 2003 at 11:39:57 (CEST)}
}
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