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Network Guts

Switch buffer size

I gave a lightning talk in 2010 at Joint Techs that reviewed measurements that show empirically how buffer size affects bwctl throughput. I partitioned the buffer RAM on a Catalyst 6500 Gig-E port to different queues. I set the RED parameters to get pure tail drop performance. The bwctl tests were done to the best […]