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[ih] Why did congestion happen at all? Re: why did CC happen at all?

On Aug 31, 2014, at 6:40 PM, Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com> wrote:

> Some people do believe that an ECMP scenario can benefit from
> flow analysis:
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-opsawg-large-flow-load-balancing
> but this doesn't seem prone to oscillation, doesn't fundamentally
> change routing topoloogy, and is a modest step.

Some other people believe that an appropriate application of control theory might allow us to apply damping (e.g., Kalman filters) that would give us both reasonable stability and sufficient reactivity. AFAIK, this is an open research area that no one is interested in funding.