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prefetch and buffer bloat

prefetch and buffer bloat

Posted May 24, 2011 17:53 UTC (Tue) by clugstj (subscriber, #4020)
In reply to: prefetch and buffer bloat by martinfick
Parent article: The problem with prefetch

Yes, it is marketing - whether from the marketing department or development engineering. You can't sell someone a faster ethernet card unless you can demonstrate higher throughput with no dropped packets, and the easiest way to do that is to increase the number of buffers.

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