Root cause analysis for long-lived TCP connections

  title={Root cause analysis for long-lived TCP connections},
  author={Matti Siekkinen and Guillaume Urvoy-Keller and Ernst W. Biersack and Taoufik En-Najjary},
While the applications using the Internet have changed over time, TCP is still the dominating transport protocol that carries over 90% of the total traffic. Throughput is the key performance metric for long TCP connections. The achieved throughput results from the aggregate effects of the network path, the parameters of the TCP end points, and the application on top of TCP. Finding out which of these factors is limiting the throughput of a TCP connection -- referred to as TCP root cause… CONTINUE READING
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