[e2e] Why do we need congestion control?
jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Wed Mar 6 09:48:23 PST 2013
> From: Dave Crocker <dhc2 at dcrocker.net>
> with Leonard Kleinrock as principal investigator. This meant I got to
> hear him lecture about queuing theory and he is a good enough teacher
> to make even that topic interesting.
Ah, The Master himself... :-)
> When things are very good, queuing isn't needed because there is plenty
> of capacity. When things are very bad, queuing isn't helpful because
> there isn't enough capacity.
A most succint summary of the situation!
> If you need a long queue length, you have bigger problems than the
> length of the queue...
Where's that 'nail on head' icon... :-)
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