Chapter 6. Overcoming Transport and Link Capacity Limitations

This chapter includes the following topics:

Understanding Transport Protocol Limitations

Understanding Transmission Control Protocol Fundamentals

Overcoming Transport Protocol Limitations

Overcoming Link Capacity Limitations

The previous chapters have discussed how to align network resources with business priority and application requirements, as well as techniques that can be applied within the network and accelerator devices to improve the overall performance of an application over the network. Techniques employed in the network, such as quality of service (QoS), can help align available network capacity with application throughput requirements or adjust queuing and scheduling ...

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