[clug] New TCP congestion algorithm

Arjen Lentz arjen at lentz.com.au
Mon Jul 24 04:24:27 UTC 2017

Hi Mike, all

> This new TCP congestion algorithm from Google is going to be important:
> https://cloudplatform.googleblog.com/2017/07/TCP-BBR-congestion-control-comes-to-GCP-your-Internet-just-got-faster.html
> The kernel patch is possibly more informative:
> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=0f8782ea14974ce992618b55f0c041ef43ed0b78

Ah, our friend Van Jacobson (and others) in action. Excellent!
thanks for posting this.

I've been working on something that's quite related to this, so it's very nice and timely to see these tweaks in the Linux network stack. It'll be interesting to see how fast these changes propagate and make a real difference.


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