Large MTUs and Internet performance

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Murray, D; Koziniec, T; Lee, K; Dixon, M;
(2012)

Ethernet data rates have increased many magnitudes since standardisation in 1982. Despite these continual data rates increases, the 1500 byte Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) of Ethernet remains unchanged. Experiments with varying latencies, loss rates and transaction le... View more
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