[OpenAFS] Re: tcpoob timeline
chas williams - CONTRACTOR
Wed, 31 Oct 2012 17:10:05 -0400
On Sat, 27 Oct 2012 11:31:46 -0500
Andrew Deason <email@example.com> wrote:
> It's possible for a UDP-based protocol to behave very well, and in some
> situations exceed TCP. I don't think Rx should be such a protocol, since
> I think we should be focusing on making filesystems instead of
> researching flow control. Er, not that current speed improvements are
> unwelcome; it should be faster, but spending the time making it TCP-fast
> just seems like wasting time reinventing TCP.
quite a bit of work has been done in the area of making udp fast and
there is no reason that some of these ideas could help afs' rx.