New Funded Project: Improved IPv6 Support

The FreeBSD Foundation is pleased to announce that it has awarded Bjoern Zeeb a grant to improve the maturity of IPv6 support in FreeBSD and PC-BSD. This project is jointly sponsored with iXsystems.

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Summary of Five New TCP Congestion Control Algorithms Project

TCP is a crucial part of any modern operating system. FreeBSD’s standard “NewReno” congestion control (CC) is not able to fully utilize the high capacity links available today. A range of newer CC algorithms have emerged (and continue to emerge) from the networking research community over the past 15+ years.

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Feed-Forward Clock Synchronization Algorithms Project

The FreeBSD Foundation is pleased to announce that Julien Ridoux and Darryl Veitch at the University of Melbourne have been awarded a grant to implement support of feed-forward clock synchronization algorithms.

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Five new TCP Congestion Control Algorithms Project

The FreeBSD Foundation is pleased to announce that Swinburne University’s Technology’s Centre for Advanced Internet Architectures has been awarded a grant to implement five new TCP congestion control algorithms in FreeBSD.

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Update on DAHDI Project

Max Khon has completed the DAHDI Project and provides the following report: I am pleased to announce the completion of the DAHDI/FreeBSD project.

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Update on FreeBSD Jail Based Virtualization Project

Bjoern Zeeb has provided a summary regarding the completion of the funded portion of the FreeBSD Jail Based Virtualization Project:

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SIFTR Committed

On July 3, Lawrence Stewart committed SIFTR (Statistical Information For TCP Research) to HEAD. SIFTR was part of the Improvements to the FreeBSD TCP Stack project that the Foundation funded last year.

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Resource Containers Project

We are pleased to announce that Edward Tomasz Napierala has been awarded a grant to implement resource containers and a simple per-jail resource limits mechanism.

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Dtrace Userland Project

Rui Paulo has been awarded a grant to add DTrace userland support to FreeBSD. DTrace is a general purpose and lightweight tracing framework that allows administrators, developers and users to investigate causes of system failure or performance bottlenecks.

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BSNMP Improvements Project

The FreeBSD Foundation is pleased to announce that Shteryana Shopova has been awarded a grant to make improvements to BSNMP.

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