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TCP Segment Caching

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Authors Pasi Sarolahti , Joerg Ott , Colin Perkins
Last updated 2012-09-06 (Latest revision 2012-03-05)
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This document describes Content- and Cache-Aware TCP (CATCP) that allows caching of TCP segments to be re-used between different connections transmitting same data. When there is redundant data to multiple receivers, this can lead to significant load reductions and performance improvements.


Pasi Sarolahti
Joerg Ott
Colin Perkins

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