Analysis of discarding policies in high-speed networks

Abstract

Networked applications generate messages that are segmented into smaller, fixed or variable size packets, before they are sent through the network. In high-speed networks, acknowledging individual packets is impractical; so when congestion builds up and packets have to be dropped, entire messages are lost. For a message to be useful, all packets comprising… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/49.700911

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