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Re: Pointer to ATM performance work?
On Tue, 9 May 1995, Richard Colella wrote: > I seem to remember discussion at one of the meetings of some ATM > performance work that looked at the benefits of discarding whole TCP > packets when a cell was dropped. Can someone give me a pointer to > this? i think you're referring to Partial Packet Discard and Early Packet Discard. this is discussed in `Dynamics of TCP Traffic over ATM Networks' by Allyn Romanow and Sally Floyd which was published in SIGCOMM '94 in august. you can find this in <ftp://playground.sun.com/pub/tcp_atm> you also might want to check out the work by Floyd and Van Jacobson on Random Early Detection (RED) (volume 1, #4 of IEEE/ACM Transaction on Networking, august '93) - this one is available in <ftp://ftp.ee.lbl.gov/papers/early*> dsc