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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 9, 2013
(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
For sure the NIC *alone* would, but TCP (or DCCP) do NOT.
TCP is ACK-clocked on the bottleneck. Just try it! The name of this feature is "congestion avoidance", google it.
> There's no way for Linux to know just from your local link-speed what the correct size is.
> Ethernets in the past tended to be relatively homogeneous wrt segments, but these days they can be extraordinarily mismatched
It does not matter: every link needs to adjust according to its *own* speed.
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