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Practical Packet Analysis, 2nd Edition by Chris Sanders

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Chapter 9. Fighting a Slow Network

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As a network administrator, much of your time will be spent fixing computers and services that are running slower than they should be. But just because someone says that the network is running slowly does not mean that the network is to blame.

Before you begin to tackle a slow network problem, you first need to determine whether the network is in fact running slowly. You’ll learn how to do that in this chapter.

We will begin by discussing the error-recovery and flow-control features of TCP. Then we will explore how to detect the source of slowness on a network. Finally, we will look at approaches for baselining networks ...

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