[e2e] TCP ex Machina
touch at isi.edu
Thu Jul 25 14:00:00 PDT 2013
On 7/21/2013 11:35 PM, Fred Baker (fred) wrote:
> But I think maximizing throughput while minimizing the probability of loss is probably the holy grail.
It also depends on whether you measure that as an individual or as a group.
I tend to think of TCP as supporting the most participants having
reliable communication as a primary goal, and a secondary goal to
maximize (though not optimize) the aggregate data per unit time --
subject to the primary goal.
I.e., it's not about max BW for a given connection, and it also almost
never means minimizing the transfer time for a single connection.
More information about the end2end-interest