BIC TCP

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BIC TCP (Binary Increase Congestion control) is one of the congestion control algorithms that can be used for TCP. BIC is optimized for high speed networks with high latency: so-called "long fat networks".

BIC has a unique congestion window (cwnd) algorithm. This algorithm tries to find the maximum where to keep the window at for a long period of time, by using a binary search algorithm.

BIC TCP is implemented and used by default in Linux kernels 2.6.18 and above. The default implementation was again changed to CUBIC TCP in the 2.6.19 version.

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