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TCP Congestion Control and Spark Back Pressure

Bandwidth in the Internet is a rivalrous resource; consumption by any consumer grants utility and inhibits consumption by other consumers. Unless consumers sometimes relent in their pursuit of bandwidth, buffers on routers would spend most of their time discarding of excess packets making point-to-point connections unsustainable. Stopping the Internet from collapsing requires a distributed algorithm along the … Continue reading TCP Congestion Control and Spark Back Pressure