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Re: wanted: wireless magic tricks

  • From: Christian Kuhtz
  • Date: Thu Aug 16 14:06:05 2001

On Thu, Aug 16, 2001 at 02:00:24PM -0400, Mark Allman wrote:
> > Well, that is quite wonderful, but when I approached this problem
> > with a collegue of mine over a sat link for a client that wasn't
> > our experience and after considerable tweaking we ended up having
> > to settle for less.
> > 
> > PS: got pointers to documents detailing the 500mbps over OC-12 sat link?
> >     email addr will do, as well, I'd love to find out what they did.
> Yep, sorry -- I should have included a pointer.  Try:
>     David E. Brooks, Craig Buffinton, Dave R. Beering, Arun Welch,
>     William D. Ivancic, Mike Zernic, Douglas J. Hoder. ACTS 118x
>     Final Report High Speed TCP Interoperability Testing, July 1999.


> My main point was that there is nothing wrong with the TCP
> *protocol* that makes it under-perform at large delay*bandwidth
> products.  The implementations are not necessarily up to the job in
> some cases, but the protocol is sound.

FWIW, I wasn't bashing TCP, I was reporting experience data.

Christian Kuhtz <[email protected]> -wk, <[email protected]> -hm
Sr. Architect, Engineering & Architecture,, Atlanta, GA, U.S.
"I speak for myself only."