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 How a timer wheel algorithm can reduce overhead

Reduce the overhead of per-tick processing with a timer wheel algorithm that implements the retransmission timer. In this article, learn how to get lower granularity with your retransmission timer by using the AIX TCP fast timer, and discover other advantages of lower timer granularity.

 (Submitted by BlueVoodoo Wed Oct 17, 2007 )

  Reduce the overhead of per-tick processing with a timer wheel algorithm that implements the retransmission timer. In this article, learn how to get lower granularity with your retransmission timer by using the AIX TCP fast timer, and discover other advantages of lower timer granularity.


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