From: Hirohisa TANIGUCHI <>
Date: Fri, 5 Dec 1997 02:04:34 +0900 (JST)

Alex Rousskov writes:

> Since even a half empty the buffer is flushed automatically within a short
> delay (as far as I understand), it is hard to notice the influence of the
> buffer for misses on _slow_ outbound connections.

Do you know how Squid manages to flush the output buffer automatically?
As long as it's on the standard TCP stack, I think it's very hard...
Is it something todo with "non-blocking IO"? I'm not very familiar
with network programming...

> Look for a "jump" in proxy response time at 16, 32, or 64KB point (those
> are typical values for the socket buffer size, maximum is 64K). Visible on
> most of the proxies we have studied. The collection also has similar
> graphs for _total_ response time.

This is a very interesting result. Do you have any published paper on
your results? If you have let me know. Thank you very much.

Received on Thu Dec 04 1997 - 09:19:02 MST

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