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Re: SkyCache/Cidera replacement?
> From owner-nanog@xxxxxxxxx Mon Sep 20 14:37:38 2004 > Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2004 15:31:03 -0400 (EDT) > Subject: Re: SkyCache/Cidera replacement? > > > Hadn't it gotten to the point shortly before Cidera folded that the > > satellite bandwidth was so insufficient for a "full feed" that it was of > > questionable value?...or was it still fine if you wanted a usenet feed > > with no binaries? > > Probably. Yes. > > IIRC, a full feed of usenet (3 years ago) was approx 250GB+ per day. The > overwhelming majority of that was multi-part binaries. Cut them out and > you should have plenty of room across the transponder, which (again, 3 > years ago) was capable of DS3 capacity. > According to contacts at some of the big outsourcing providers, bandwidth reqirement for a 'full feed' these days, substantially exceeds the capacity of 100mbit full-duplex ethernet. something like 1.5+TB/day. Growth rate in still excess of 30% annually. Most of the recent traffic growth coming from Denmark.