This behavior is called congestion avoidance, as TCP adjusts its rate in attempt to match the available capacity in the network and the recipient, and this is accomplished through constant manipulation of the congestion window (cwnd)
- Chapter 1. Introduction to Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS)
- from Deploying Cisco Wide Area Application Services, Second Edition
- Publisher: Cisco Press
- Released: January 2010
TCP congestion avoidance.
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