Spring 2014

Preparation for Recitation 11

Read both the paper by Jim Gettys and the paper by Mark Allman (it will be helpful to read Gettys' paper before Allman's, as it contains some background information about TCP). Both of these papers study the same topic---bufferbloat---but draw different conclusions.

For Thursday's recitation, answer the following question:

Both papers reference a third paper, about a system called Netalyzr (Kreibich, et al. "Netalyzr: Illuminating the Edge Network". IMC 2010). What conclusion(s) does Gettys draw from the Netalyzr paper? What conclusion(s) does Allman draw?

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