Arun Vishwanath

Perspectives on Net Neutrality and Internet Fast-Lanes

Hassan Habibi Gharakheiliy, Arun Vishwanath, Vijay Sivaramany
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CCR January 2016

"Net neutrality" and Internet "fast-lanes" have been the subject of raging debates for several years now, with various viewpoints put forth by stakeholders (Internet Service Providers, Content Service Providers, and consumers) seeking to influence how the Internet is regulated. In this paper we summarize the perspectives on this debate from multiple angles, and propose a fresh direction to address the current stalemate.

Session Reports for SIGCOMM 2010

Shailesh Agrawal, Kavitha Athota, Pramod Bhatotia, Piyush Goyal, Phani Krisha, Kirtika Ruchandan, Nishanth Sastry, Gurmeet Singh, Sujesha Sudevalayam, Immanuel Ilavarasan Thomas, Arun Vishwanath, Tianyin Xu, and Fang Yu
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CCR January 2011

This document collects together reports of the sessions from the 2010 ACM SIGCOMM Conference, the annual conference of the ACM Special Interest Group on Data Communication (SIGCOMM) on the applications, technologies, architectures, and protocols for computer communication.

Perspectives on Router Buffer Sizing: Recent Results and Open Problems

Arun Vishwanath, Vijay Sivaraman, and Marina Thottan
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CCR April 2009

The past few years have witnessed a lot of debate on how large Internet router buffers should be. The widely believed rule-of-thumb used by router manufacturers today mandates a buffer size equal to the delay-bandwidth product. This rule was first challenged by researchers in 2004 who argued that if there are a large number of long-lived TCP connections flowing through a router, then the buffer size needed is equal to the delay- bandwidth product divided by the square root of the number of long-lived TCP flows.

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