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Communication Units Granularity Considerations for Multi-Path Aware Transport Selection

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Authors Philipp S. Tiesel , Reese Enghardt
Last updated 2019-05-08 (Latest revision 2018-11-04)
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This document provides an approach how to reason about the composition of multi-path aware transport stacks. It discusses how to compose the functionality needed by stacking existing internet protocols and the fundamental mechanisms that are used in multi-path systems and the consequences of applying them to different granularities of communication units, e.g, on a message or stream granularity. This document is targeted as guidance for automation of destination selection, path selection, and transport protocol selection.


Philipp S. Tiesel
Reese Enghardt

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