Best utilizing fat long pipes and large file transfer

Randy Bush randy at
Fri Jun 13 00:02:31 UTC 2008

> The idea is to use tuned proxies that are close to the source and
> destination and are optimized for the delay. Local systems can move data
> through them without dealing with the need to tune for the
> delay-bandwidth product. Note that this "man in the middle" may not
> play well with many security controls which deliberately try to prevent
> it, so you still may need some adjustments.

and for those of us who are addicted to simple rsync, or whatever over
ssh, you should be aware of the really bad openssh windowing issue.


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