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1. (WO2017040487) ASSESS MAXIMUM NETWORK CAPACITY BY PROVOKING CONGESTION WITH PACKET TRANSMISSIONS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/040487    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/049419
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Wed Aug 31 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: H04L 12/877
H04L 12/805
H04L 12/825
H04L 12/823
H04L 12/26
H04L 12/24
H04L 12/801
Applicants: MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC
Inventors: KALLANDER, Olof
KOHUT, Matej
Title: ASSESS MAXIMUM NETWORK CAPACITY BY PROVOKING CONGESTION WITH PACKET TRANSMISSIONS
Abstract:
There is provided an apparatus comprising: at least one processor; and a memory comprising code that, when executed on the at least one processor, causes the apparatus to: transmit, or arrange to transmit, a stream of packets to another apparatus; determine, at a first time, whether or not the number of packet pairs in the stream is above a threshold; and, if the number of packet pairs in the stream is determined to be below the threshold, configure future packet transmissions to the other apparatus to have more packet pairs.