[e2e] congestion collapse definition
detlef.bosau at web.de
Wed Sep 9 08:41:18 PDT 2009
rick jones wrote:
> On Sep 9, 2009, at 7:11 AM, Detlef Bosau wrote:
>> "excessive buffering syndrome" would be better.
> I'll add my stripe to the bikeshed and suggest:
> congestive queueing
Not quite, because filling available buffer space does not cause congestion.
However, excessive buffering may cause extremely large round trip times.
And particularly, it makes the user believe
in large "bandwidth delay products". With all the known consequences,
e.g. receiver window scaling and long times for competitive flows to
converge to equilibrium etc.
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