Link capacity upgrade threshold
swmike at swm.pp.se
Wed Sep 2 06:39:20 UTC 2009
On Tue, 1 Sep 2009, Kevin Graham wrote:
> Indeed. Capacity upgrades are best gauged by drop rates; bit-rates
> without this context are largely useless.
If you're dropping packets, you're already over the cliff. Our job as ISP
is to forward the packets our customers send to us, how is that compatible
with upgrading links when they're so full that you're not only buffering
but you're actually DROPPING packets?
Mikael Abrahamsson email: swmike at swm.pp.se
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