New Linux kernel borrows Google packet speeding tech
Aug 03, 2010, 10:33 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Harnessing a pair of protocols developed by Google, the newly
released version of Linux kernel should be able to speed network
traffic throughput considerably.
"The technique is one of a number of new features that come with
the latest update of the open source operating system kernel, Linux
version 2.6.35, which Linus Torvalds released on Sunday.
"In addition the usual round of bug fixes and optimizations, the
new version has a number of new features to make it more usable in
today's bustling multicore, networked environments."