Thanks Julien, that looks quite interesting.
I'll try to remember to look out for this in the mainstream kernels in the
future.

On Sat, 17 Sep 2016 at 21:56 Julien Goodwin via luv-main <
luv-main@luv.asn.au> wrote:

> On 16/09/16 18:33, Julien Goodwin via luv-main wrote:
> > On 16/09/16 11:02, Toby Corkindale via luv-main wrote:
> >> I noticed that Windows 10 now uses CTCP as the default TCP
> >> congestion/rate control algorithm, but Linux still defaults to the old
> >> Cubic algorithm.
> >>
> >> CTCP doesn't appear to be available on Ubuntu LTS at the moment, but
> >> there's a whole host of others to choose from.
> >> Has anyone here worked out which is the best one to use on typical
> >> consumer internet links in Australia?
> >
> > Over and above the rate control algorithm Linux has a bunch of features
> > that make it work much better than a to-the-spec cubic implementation
> > (not surprising with a bunch of large content providers like $EMPLOYER
> > submitting their fixes upstream).
> >
> > Things like TCP pacing and the work from the bufferbloat folk have
> > really improved things.
> >
> > https://fasterdata.es.net/host-tuning/linux/fair-queuing-scheduler/
>
> ...and something that finally went public overnight is a new TCP rate
> control algorithm from some of the folk at $EMPLOYER, I for one am very
> much looking forward to this hitting upstream and then into a Debian
> kernel.
>
> https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/671069/
>
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