Random Early Discard (RED - AQM) Performance Analysis in Terms of TCP Variants and Network Parameters: Instability in High - Bandwidth - Delay Network

"Conventional congestion control methods (e.g. DROP TAIL) discards all received packets after the queue is full moreover results in low-network performance. To address this problem, RED was proposed to improve the performance of TCP connections. As a queue management mechanism, it drops packets in the considered router buffer to adjust the network traffic behavior according to the queue size. In application, TCP variants (Reno, NewReno, Vegas, Fack and Sack1) show oscillatory curve of packet reception if RED is considered for queuing, besides, some variants out performs in receiving packets over different network parameters that this paper analyzes and finds out."
Provided by: International Journal of Computer Applications Topic: Networking Date Added: Aug 2011 Format: PDF

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