[e2e] performance of BIC-TCP, High-Speed-TCP, H-TCP etc

Ian McDonald ian.mcdonald at jandi.co.nz
Fri Sep 22 13:04:48 PDT 2006

> I wasn't aware of the planned move to cubic in Linux.  Can I ask the
> rationale for this ?  Cubic is, of course, closely related to HTCP
> (borrowing the HTCP idea of using elapsed time since last backoff as the
> quantity used to adjust the cwnd increase rate) which *is* tested in the
> reported study.  I'd be more than happy to run tests on cubic and I
> reckon we should do this sooner rather than later now that you have
> flagged up plans to rollout cubic.
As I understand it, it is because Cubic is better than bic for
differing rtts and bic is the current default. Stephen might like to
add to it.

More tests are always good!

Ian McDonald
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WAND Network Research Group
Department of Computer Science
University of Waikato
New Zealand

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