Segment size

Diego Woitasen diego at
Tue Oct 4 18:40:33 PDT 2011

 I was testing the Wanproxy compression and have questions about the
segment size. The test was done with traffic captured in one of the
branches of one of my clients. I used chaosreader to reassemble the

With the default segment size (2048) the saving is 67%. I tried with
segment sizes of 1024 and 512. The saving is 71% and 78% respectively.
I haven't test this on the wire yet, I'll do it tomorrow. In the
meanwhile, my question is: what's the reason of a segment size of
2048? Is it based on the experience?


Diego Woitasen

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