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Re: WAN transfer rates

  • From: sthaug
  • Date: Tue May 11 04:56:02 2004

> I realize that transfer rates across the Internet diminish significantly
> with latency, but what's the good answer for someone shrunk down to
> <10Mbps when the smallest pipe between them is 100Mbps and latency is
> <40ms?

Without window scaling (RFC 1323) your max transfer rate at 40ms RTT is

65535*8/0.040 = 13.1 Mbps. So slightly less than 10 Mbps isn't too
unexpected.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug@nethelp.no




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