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Computer Networking : A Top-Down Approach

Computer Networking : A Top-down Approach

Authors: James F. Kurose, Keith W. Ross
ISBN: 9780132856201
Edition: 6
Chapter: Transport Layer
Exercise: Problems
Question: 28

 

Question

Host A and B are directly connected with a 100 Mbps link. There is one TCP connection between the two hosts, and Host A is sending to Host B an enor- mous file over this connection. Host A can send its application data into its TCP socket at a rate as high as 120 Mbps but Host B can read out of its TCP receive buffer at a maximum rate of 50 Mbps. Describe the effect of TCP flow control.

Answer

The effect of TCP flow control:

If host A faster tahn host B sending data then buffer fill up is start. If the buffer filled completely then send data from host B to host A  untile the remove buffer data and intimate to continue sending data or not. 

Then filled again buffer then repeat the process from host A to host B.

 

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