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Is the TCP congestion window size saved between short burts of traffic?

In a network that relies on the TCP protocol. How is the initial congestion window size determined to reach acceptable utilization / performance? I know there are variants like Cubic that are used to ...
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How does TCP work [closed]

I am having trouble understanding how TCP works. I have looked at the Wikipedia page and there references, and I cannot seem to understand the table showing the TCP segment structure. I understand ...
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How does DNS work if there is no recursive querying?

Suppose I type in the website www.youtube.com. The computer first asks a local domain name server (DNS) what the IP address of this website is. If it can't find ...
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Performance differences between Go-Back-N and Selective Repeat ARQ protocols?

This is what I know: GBN weakness is the fact that when the window size is too large, the number of packets in the pipeline grows and one packet error causes the retransmition of many packets ...
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Jamming signal useless in CSMA / CD?

I'm looking at collision detection in communication protocols, in particular Carrier sense multiple access with collision detection (CSMA/CD). According to what I've read on Wikipedia, a collision ...
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Why is it seemingly easier to resume torrent downloads than browser downloads?

I really wonder how torrent downloads can be resumed at later point of time. If such a technology exists, then why is it not possible in browsers? It is often not possible to pause a browser download ...
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Block detection in repeated stream

I need to recover a data block from a repeated stream of data. I'm looking to see what algorithms may already exist for this as it does not feel like a novel situation. Here are the specifics: ...