This is an excellent article: concise and very readable, and uses pizza delivery guys as an analogy for internet packets. 🙂
“[In] the FCC’s new Network Neutrality rules […] one particular point has caught the eye of network engineers everywhere: the statement that packet loss should be published as a performance metric, with the consequent implication that ISPs should strive to achieve as low a value as possible. That would be very bad thing to do. I’ll give a brief, oversimplified explanation of why”
Originally shared by Dave Taht
“Without using packet drops for speed matching, the Internet wouldn’t work at all, for anyone.” and we get #bufferbloat .