[e2e] Re: UDP vs. TCP distribution
touch at ISI.EDU
Thu Mar 8 14:01:15 PST 2001
Panos GEVROS wrote:
> low delay (or jitter) is good but whether this should be the network design
> goal is a different matter;
> it all depends on whether need for interactive experience or access to
> information proves to be the killer app - but if bounded delay is a necessity
> and customers are prepared to pay for it then we may be better of with
> something where one directly "dials the web server"
My concern is optimizing the entire network for a single class of
applications as well. There are different goals - maximizing BW,
minimizing latency, minimizing jitter.
What matters is how flexible the infrastructure is to providing
these, hopefully concurrently.
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