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chris.hegarty at oracle.com
Fri Nov 18 06:53:17 PST 2011
If you are on Linux this would probably be best answered by
lksctp-developers at lists.sourceforge.net
Sorry I can't be of more help here.
On 11/15/11 03:04 PM, Jens Carlberg wrote:
> Hi again!
> Now that we have managed to run SCTP between different servers, we have
> continued troubleshooting our original problem - bad SCTP throughput on
> - Scenario 1: using loopback interface
> We connect a server sending messages over SCTP to a client. Both run on
> the same machine, connecting over localhost. The traffic starts OK, the
> messages are sent one by one and usually SACKed after two of them, but
> after a while the server starts to bundle the messages and the client
> starts sending a SACK only once every 200 ms. We get a throughput on
> about 185 messages per second. We have assumed the 200 ms is the
> standard SCTP SACK timeout, and by setting it to 1 we have been able to
> see about 14000 messages/s.
> - Scenario 2: using standard network interface
> We connect a server sending messages over SCTP to a client. The server
> and the client runs on two different machines, connecting over a gigabit
> network card. The traffic starts OK, the messages are sent one by one
> and usually SACKed after two of them, after a while the server starts to
> bundle the messages but in this case the client is OK with this and
> keeps sending SACKs in a timely manner. We get a throughput around 50000
> Once more we are at a loss to explain this behaviour.
> * What differences is there between a real network and the loopback
> * Can the SACK timeout be set to 0 for better performance, or a fraction
> like 0.1?
> * We have a dump of the traffic with a SACK for a TSN, that there is no
> corresponding DATA chunk. Is the dump missing data, is there a bug in
> the clinet SCTP stack, or is there scenarios where this is OK?
> //Best regards,
> *JENS CARLBERG **
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