CS244 ’17: An Argument For Increasing TCP’S Initial Congestion Window

The paper “An Argument for Increasing TCP’s Initial Congestion Window” argues that the initial TCP congestion control window size of 4 set in 2002 is out of date and should be increased to at least 10.

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CS244 ’16: TCP Fast Open

Radhakrishnan et. al propose a new scheme (Fast Open) that allows clients to send data with their first packet (SYN) to the server. Their goal is to describe a scheme that allows for data to be sent from server to client in the first round trip without introducing significant vulnerabilities to denial-of-service attacks.

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Team: Nikhil Handigol, Brandon Heller, Vimal Jeyakumar, and Bob Lantz. Key Result(s): DCTCP consistently maintains a small queue occupancy while maintaining high throughput. Source(s): M. Alizadeh, A. Greenberg, D.A. Maltz, […]

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