Subject: Re: Slow UDP traffic
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Vincent van Scherpenseel <email@example.com>
Date: 06/06/2004 23:00:13
On Sunday 06 June 2004 06:08, Martin Husemann wrote:
> > Provided no packets are being lost UDP should be faster than TCP.
> > I suspect this is one reason why NFS used TCP.
> You mean UDP. Initially NFS used UDP, but it turns out that most of
> the time you're better off with a TCP based implementation anyway, and
> almost all modern NFSes do TCP.
Jup, but DNS is still using UDP. Logical: name lookups are so frequently used
that it really speeds up the connection (initiation).
- Vincent van Scherpenseel