chatty protocol


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chatty protocol

A network protocol in which servers and other network devices constantly announce their availability over the network. The continuous transmission of these packets adds to network overhead. Also said to be chatty are protocols that wait for an acknowledgment before sending the next packet. In this case, the back-and-forth communication adds overhead. See broadcast.
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The Juniper Networks DX and WX/WXC application acceleration platforms improve end-user productivity, enhance the user experience, and minimize the performance impact of multiple roundtrips caused by chatty protocols like TCP, HTTP, CIFS and MAPI.
The new acceleration module provides a high performance, transparent application gateway that allows PacketShapers to move client server responses to the local network, removing the impact that latency has on chatty protocols and opens up connection speeds to accelerate traffic.
A bandwidth upgrade would increase WAN capacity; however, that does not always solve latency caused by chatty protocols.