Congestion control train-wreck workshop at Stanford: Call for Demos

Lamar Owen lowen at
Wed Sep 5 11:27:51 UTC 2007

On Monday 03 September 2007, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> More seriously -- the question is whether new services will cause
> operator congestion problems that today's mechanisms don't handle.
> It's also possible, per the note that some solutions will have operator
> implications, such as new tuning knobs for routers and/or new funky new
> DNS records to make it clear which hosts support TCP++.  Beyond that,
> there are likely implications for things like firewalls, ACLs, and
> service measurements.

Is this not partially where SCTP fits in?  Reading a few of the SCTP RFC's 
certainly indicates that SCTP has some interesting possibilities as far as 
congestion control is concerned.
Lamar Owen
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Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute
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Rosman, NC  28772

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