A Survey on TCP-Friendly Congestion Control

Widmer, Jörg ; Denda, Robert ; Mauve, Martin

URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/65.923938
Document Type: Article
Year of publication: 2001
The title of a journal, publication series: IEEE Network
Volume: 15
Issue number: 3
Page range: 28-37
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publishing house: IEEE
ISSN: 0890-8044, 1055-6877
Publication language: English
Institution: School of Business Informatics and Mathematics > Praktische Informatik IV (Effelsberg -2017)
Subject: 004 Computer science, internet
Abstract: New trends in communication, in particular the deployment of multicast and real-time audio/video streaming applications, are likely to increase the percentage of non-TCP traffic in the Internet. These applications rarely perform congestion control in a TCP-friendly manner, i.e., they do not share the available bandwidth fairly with applications built on TCP, such as web browsers, FTP- or email-clients. The Internet community strongly fears that the current evolution could lead to a congestion collapse and starvation of TCP traffic. For this reason, TCP-friendly protocols are being developed that behave fairly with respect to co-existent TCP flows. In this article, we present a survey of current approaches to TCP-friendliness and discuss their characteristics. Both unicast and multicast congestion control protocols are examined, and an evaluation of the different approaches is presented.

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