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Re: [tcpm] Call for Adoption: TCP Tuning for HTTP

From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Date: Sat, 5 Mar 2016 08:38:13 +0100
To: Tim Wicinski <tjw.ietf@gmail.com>
Cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, Joe Touch <touch@ISI.EDU>, Patrick McManus <mcmanus@ducksong.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20160305073813.GC31072@1wt.eu>
On Fri, Mar 04, 2016 at 08:05:31PM -0500, Tim Wicinski wrote:
> DNSOP recently went through the process of updating RFC5966,
> 	"DNS Transport over TCP - Implementation Requirements"
> and it was published just this week as RFC 7766
> 	https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/rfc7766/
> There was a lot of effort put in this document to reflect current 
> technology in TCP, like Fast Open.

This is a very interesting document, thanks for sharing. This is the
type of work we hope to see for HTTP, explaining the tradeoffs of
various solutions.

> I support adoption, but I also think the document needs work.  I'll be 
> happy to assist and make it look less like a list of linux kernel tunings,

The tuning is an important point, but only once all the explanation are
given for the trouble the tuning aims to fix. And ultimately it should
cover multiple operating systems.

Received on Saturday, 5 March 2016 07:38:55 UTC

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