Use Cases and Operational Experience with Multipath TCP (RFC8041)
Original Publication Date: 2017-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2017-Jan-16
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O. Bonaventure: AUTHOR [+3]
Multipath TCP was specified in [RFC6824] and five independent implementations have been developed. As of November 2016, Multipath TCP has been or is being implemented on the following platforms:
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) O. Bonaventure Request for Comments: 8041 UCLouvain Category: Informational C. Paasch ISSN: 2070-1721 Apple, Inc. G. Detal Tessares January 2017
Use Cases and Operational Experience with Multipath TCP
This document discusses both use cases and operational experience with Multipath TCP (MPTCP) in real networks. It lists several prominent use cases where Multipath TCP has been considered and is being used. It also gives insight to some heuristics and decisions that have helped to realize these use cases and suggests possible improvements.
Status of This Memo
This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.
This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). It represents the consensus of the IETF community. It has received public review and has been approved for publication by the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG). Not all documents approved by the IESG are a candidate for any level of Internet Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 7841.
Information about the current status of this document, any errata, and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8041.
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RFC 8041 MPTCP Experience January 2017
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