Tag: Network Slowness
In this article, I am taking a shot at trying to explain the interaction between Delayed ACK and Nagle’s algorithm and how this could add latency during TCP session that requires transmission of small packets. MSS: Maximum Segment Size or MSS denotes the data that is being sent in the “Segment” utilized in the TCP […]
If you are utilizing Windows 2012 Servers with TCP Offloading enabled and seeing network issues ranging from low throughput to loss in connectivity, the following articles provide recomendation on disabling TOE on the Servers: http://www.rackspace.com/knowledge_center/article/disabling-tcp-offloading-in-windows-server-2012 http://www.rackspace.com/knowledge_center/article/installing-xenserver-tools-on-next-generation-windows-cloud-servers
If you are running E1000 ExNet NIC drivers and experiencing slowness, it is recommended to upgrade to VMXNET3. This is especially true for Windows 2012 but the problems have been seen to occur across other OS including Linux based OS.