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congestion

[kən′jes·chən]
(medicine)
An abnormal accumulation of fluid, usually blood, but occasionally bile or mucus, within the vessels of an organ or part.

congestion

When the offered load of a data communication path exceeds the capacity.

congestion

The condition of a network when there is not enough bandwidth to support the current traffic load.
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To reliably assure high performance and availability across the fabric, Woven's patented vSCALE(TM) technology with Active Congestion Management dynamically detects congestion and redirects traffic across less congested paths.
Woven Systems is the winner of the Editors' Choice Award for "Most Important HPC Networking Product or Technology" for its Active Congestion Management technology.
In the case of active congestion control, three different schemes have emerged as ways to throttle back traffic on input ports during periods of congestion.
The Ethernet Fabric utilizes Woven's Active Congestion Management technology with latency-minimizing routing algorithms to balance traffic flow across the mesh fabric and deliver unprecedented levels of performance.

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