CiteSeerX — RED in a Different Light
Feb-27 2012 / 21:53 EST
RT @b6n: RED in a Different Light via @LetterOwl:
Packet networks require queues (buffers) to absorb short term arrival rate fluctuations. Yet network implementors have always observed that queues at bottlenecks tend to fill and stay filled, which contributes extra delay and removes the ability to absorb bursts. In  Floyd and Jacobson proposed the RED (Random Early Detection) active queue management algorithm. RED is simple, robust and quite effective at reducing persistent queues. However, while it has been used widely and successfully on I...Read article:
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