June 1, 2007

It's Still the Latency, Stupid...

If you think bandwidth is the only thing affecting your network speed, think again. As pipes get bigger, latency becomes the real bottleneck. This article discusses network latency, how to measure it, why its important, and how to plan for it. Complex concepts like TCP windowing are explained in plain English. Pay attention to the "Sandbag Problem"

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