Discussion Questions

Here are the questions for this paper; pick any one question, and post to the dropbox.

1. Congestion control has evolved over the years since the original paper by van Jacobson and Karels. Describe any one change that has been made and discuss why that was important.

2. Pick any setting that is relevant today and wasn't considered in the 1980s when the paper was written (e.g., datacenters or wireless networks). Describe what changes might be needed to support TCP in such settings.