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Design, Implementation and Evaluation of Congestion Control for Multipath TCP

@inproceedings{Wischik2011DesignIA,
  title={Design, Implementation and Evaluation of Congestion Control for Multipath TCP},
  author={Damon Wischik and Costin Raiciu and Adam Greenhalgh and Mark Handley},
  booktitle={NSDI},
  year={2011}
}
Multipath TCP, as proposed by the IETF working group mptcp, allows a single data stream to be split across multiple paths. This has obvious benefits for reliability, and it can also lead to more efficient use of networked resources. We describe the design of a multipath congestion control algorithm, we implement it in Linux, and we evaluate it for multihomed servers, data centers and mobile clients. We show that some 'obvious' solutions for multipath congestion control can be harmful, but that… 
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