Hannes Tschofenig

Personal blog about various IETF and Internet related activities


Archive for May, 2012


Introduction and Scope Any application that sends significant amounts of data over the Internet is expected to implement reasonable congestion control behavior. Although the specific mechanisms depend on the application or protocol, the motivations for congestion control are well understood and documented in RFCs 2914 and 5405: 1. ¬†Preventing congestion collapse. 2. ¬†Allowing multiple flows […]