A measurement study of available bandwidth estimation tools

@inproceedings{Strauss2003AMS,
  title={A measurement study of available bandwidth estimation tools},
  author={Jacob Strauss and Dina Katabi and M. Frans Kaashoek},
  booktitle={ACM/SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference},
  year={2003}
}
Available bandwidth estimation is useful for route selection in overlay networks, QoS verification, and traffic engineering. Recent years have seen a surge in interest in available bandwidth estimation. A few tools have been proposed and evaluated in simulation and over a limited number of Internet paths, but there is still great uncertainty in the performance of these tools over the Internet at large.This paper introduces Spruce, a simple, light-weight tool for measuring available bandwidth… 

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