A Design and Implementation of Bulk Data Transmission Tool based on UDT

UDT 기반의 대용량 데이터 전송도구 설계 및 구현

  • Received : 2011.11.29
  • Accepted : 2012.02.17
  • Published : 2012.02.25


With advance of high bandwidth network infrastructure, the requirement is dramatically increasing to cooperate between the users who are far from each other and make use of bulk data. However, as the prominent data transmission protocol, it is well known that TCP suffers some degrees of inefficiency for bulk data transmission when RTT is relatively big. So, some works are on going to suggest a new transmission method to utilize the bandwidth in effective. UDT(UDP-based Data Transfer protocol) is one of these. It is a UDP based application level protocol which can guarantee reliability and stability. much like as TCP. In this paper, we present a design and implementation of UDT based bulk data transmission tool by applying parallel and compressive techniques. The implementation result is examined to measured its performance improvement on a real test-bed, and then compared with existing bulk data transmission tools. Experimental results show that proposed tool is more stable and shows greater performance than that of native UDT. Especially, the performances show 244% improvement in RTT 400ms without losses and 229% in RTT 250ms with 0.005% losses respectively.


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