[e2e] TCP Traffic Measurement Studies

Clark Gaylord gaylord at dirtcheapemail.com
Sat Dec 24 03:56:51 PST 2005

Vijay can correct me, of course, but I think the question is more like
what's the ratio of server-to-client to client-to-server traffic, e.g.,
in a typical bulk data xfer you have 1500ish bytes going one way and 64
bytes going the other way (modulo windowing).


On Sat, 24 Dec 2005 10:46:24 +0000 (GMT), "Lloyd Wood"
<l.wood at eim.surrey.ac.uk> said:
> On Sat, 24 Dec 2005, Detlef Bosau wrote:
> > Vijay Erramilli wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > I am trying to get a sense of what typical ratios of forward/reverse
> > > byte traffic is in TCP.  This will of course vary depending on the
> >
> > Is there a reason why this should be different from two simplex
> > connections, at least as long as there is no asymmetric bandwidth / load
> > somehwere in the network?
> shared media - traditional Ethernet (now rare),
Clark Gaylord
Blacksburg, VA USA
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