[e2e] TCP Performance with Traffic Policing
perfgeek at mac.com
Fri Aug 12 08:48:26 PDT 2011
On Aug 12, 2011, at 7:03 AM, Barry Constantine wrote:
> I did some testing to compare various TCP stack behaviors in the midst of traffic policing.
> It is common practice for a network provider to police traffic to a subscriber level agreement (SLA).
> In the iperf testing I conducted, the following set-up was used:
> Client -> Delay (50ms RTT) -> Cisco (with 10M Policing) -> Server
> The delay was induced using hardware base commercial gear.
> 50 msec RTT and bottleneck bandwidth = 10 Mbps, so BDP was 62,000 bytes.
> Ran Linux, Windows XP, and Windows 7 clients at 32k, 64k, 128k window (knowing that policing would
> kick in at 64K)
> Throughput for Window (Mbps)
> Platform 32K 64K 128K
> Linux 4.9 7.5 3.8
> XP 5.8 6.6 5.2
> Win7 5.3 3.4 0.44
The folks in tcpm might be better able to help? but I'll point-out one nit - "Linux" is not that much more specific than saying "Unix" - it would be goodness to get into the habit of including the kernel version. And ID the server since it takes two to TCP...
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