Hannes Tschofenig

Personal blog about various IETF and Internet related activities


Posts tagged bufferbloat


In my previous post I summarize the ongoing activities regarding bufferbloat. Reading through the blog post you might have gotten interested to reproduce the results published in various papers, you might want to test your favorite networking gear, or you might just want to run some tests in your home network. It is easier than […]


Wikipedia describes bufferbloat as “a phenomenon in a packet-switched computer network whereby excess buffering of packets inside the network causes high latency and jitter, as well as reducing the overall network throughput. The phenomenon was detailed at least as far back as 1985, but gained more widespread attention starting in 2009.” When the IAB and […]