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TCP GLOBAL SLOW START (SAME IP) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000009781D
Original Publication Date: 2000-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Sep-18

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Rod Averbuch Guy Romano


TCP has several mechanisms to operate efficiently over a Wide Area Network. One mechanism is slow start. The TCP based on RFC2001 builds its transmit volume (window size) in an exponential way (1,2,4,8..).