What is throttling?

Some articles on throttling:

Bandwidth Throttling
... Bandwidth throttling is the intentional slowing of internet service by an internet service provider ... Bandwidth throttling can occur at different locations on the network ... On a local area network (LAN), a sysadmin may employ bandwidth throttling to help limit network congestion and server crashes ...
Torrent Freak - Comcast BitTorrent Throttling
... neutrality On August 17, 2007 TorrentFreak reported that Comcast had begun throttling its upload bandwidth, specifically against BitTorrent users ... when asked about Comcast's BitTorrent throttling, was leaked to The Consumerist on October 26, 2007 ...
Throttling Process (computing)
... In software, a throttling process, or a throttling controller as it is sometimes called, is a process responsible for regulating the rate at which application processing ... transactional processing (OLTP) architectures, a throttling controller may be embedded in the application hosting platform to balance the application's outbound publishing rates with ... In, say, an enterprise application integration (EAI) architecture, a throttling process may be built into the application logic to prevent an expectedly slow end-system from becoming overloaded as a result of overly ...
Thttpd
... thttpd (tiny/turbo/throttling HTTP server) is an open source software web server from ACME Laboratories, designed for simplicity, a small execution footprint and speed ... thttpd stands for variously tiny, turbo, or throttling ... thttpd has a bandwidth throttling feature which is not present in other open source web server software such as Apache (although throttling is available as an add-on ...
Network Neutrality In Canada - Types of Net Control - Bandwidth Throttling
... reduce the speed of that customer's service for certain protocols, thus throttling their bandwidth ... Bandwidth throttling of certain types of traffic (i.e ...