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Buffering is a confusing and sometimes controversial topic when it comes to networking. In this short webinar JR Rivers discusses some of the related theory and practicalities as well as gives insight to tools that are available to networking specialists.
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Buffering is a confusing and sometimes controversial topic when it comes to networking. In this short presentation JR Rivers discusses some of the related theory and practicalities as well as gives insight to tools that are available to networking specialists.

Switch Buffer Architectures 28:54 2017-09-16
Small Buffer or Big Buffer Switches 5:36 2017-09-16
Tools and Knobs 17:50 2017-09-16
Questions and Answers 19:20 2017-09-16

Reference material

Slide deck 2.5M 2016-11-09

Router and Switch Buffer Sizing

Packet Buffers (Jim Warner)
Sizing Router Buffers (Redux)
Sizing Router Buffers (original article)
Sizing Router Buffers (NANOG presentation)
BufferBloat wiki
Network tuning for very large data transfers

Data Center Fabrics

Data Center TCP (Alizadeh, 2010)
Data Center TCP IETF draft
On the Data Path Performance of Leaf-Spine Datacenter Fabrics
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