Red will drop packets from large ows preferenally but

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Unformatted text preview: … Help from the network •  What if routers could tell TCP that conges)on is happening? –  Conges)on causes queues to grow: rate mismatch •  TCP responds to drops •  Idea: Random Early Drop (RED) –  Rather than wait for queue to become full, drop packet with some probability that increases with queue length –  TCP will react by reducing cwnd –  Could also mark instead of dropping: ECN R...
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2014 for the course COSC 4377 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Houston.

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