[e2e] What is a good burst? -- AQM evaluation guidelines

Detlef Bosau detlef.bosau at web.de
Sun Dec 15 09:37:56 PST 2013

Admittedly, my position on this matter radically changed during the last

However: TCP is an asynchronous protocol. So, if there are no other
reasons to avoid bursts, I don't see a problem
in bursty traffic.

Am 15.12.2013 06:35, schrieb Naeem Khademi:
> Hi all
> I'm not sure if this has already been covered in any of the other threads,
> but looking at http://www.ietf.org/proceedings/88/slides/slides-88-aqm-5.pdfand
> draft-ietf-aqm-recommendation-00, the question remains: "what is a
> good
> burst (size) that AQMs should allow?" and/or "how an AQM can have a notion
> of the right burst size?".
> and how "naturally-occuring bursts" mentioned in
> draft-ietf-aqm-recommendation-00
> can be defined?
> Regards,
> Naeem

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