History of Networking

M-TCP: Olivier Bonaventure

Mirjam Kühne
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MultiPath TCP (MPTCP) is an effort towards enabling the simultaneous use of several IP-addresses/interfaces by a modification of TCP that presents a regular TCP interface to applications, while in fact spreading data across several subflows. Benefits of this include better resource utilisation, better throughput and smoother reaction to failures.

 Listen to this interview with Olivier Bonaventura:


You can learn more about M-TCP here and here.

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Mirjam Kühne Based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

I wrote the articles collected here during my time as community builder of the RIPE NCC and the maintainer and editor of RIPE Labs. I have since taken on a new role serving as the Chair of the RIPE Community. You can reach my new profile via the website link below.

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