Observing real Multipath TCP traffic

  title={Observing real Multipath TCP traffic},
  author={Hoang Tran-Viet and Quentin De Coninck and Benjamin Hesmans and Ramin Sadre and Olivier Bonaventure},
  journal={Computer Communications},
Multipath TCP is a recent TCP extension that enables multihomed hosts like smartphones to send and receive data over multiple interfaces. Despite the growing interest in this new extension, little is known about its behavior in real networks. We analyze a five-month trace collected on multipath-tcp.org using Multipath TCP. This first detailed study of real Multipath TCP traffic reveals several interesting points about its behavior in the wild. With packets from thousands of hosts using IPv4 and… CONTINUE READING