Friday, December 2, 2011

Changing the ACK timer can give TCP apps a big performance boost

We tracked down a real pain in the bum problem where we were seeing 200ms delays for no apparent reason. Then we adjusted the Windows ACK timer and bingo... massive performance increase.

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NotesSensei said...

What value did you adjust it to?

Adam Osborne said...

Change it to 1.. throughput on one of our apps went up 10X