[e2e] TCP performance vs Path MTU

Jeff Chase chase at cs.duke.edu
Wed Apr 11 08:37:42 PDT 2001

Oleg Vishnepolsky wrote:
> Does anyone have measurements that show dependency of TCP performance (for bulk data transfers, as an example) on MTU ?
> Thanks... Oleg Vishnepolsky

We've done some measurements for a LAN with no drops.  The goal of that
study was to quantify sources of end-system overhead for networks up to
2.5 Gb/s.  You can find it in the upcoming special issue of IEEE
Communications, or at:



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