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Re: Network end users to pull down 2 gigabytes a day, continuously?
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 - -- Joe Abley <jabley@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: >If I acquire content the same time as many other people, since what I'm watching is some coordinated, streaming event, then it seems far more likely that the popularity of the content will lead to network congestion, or push up a peak on an interface somewhere which will lead to a requirement for a circuit upgrade, or affect a 95%ile transit cost, or something. > >If asynchronous delivery of content is as free as I think it is, and synchronous delivery of content is as expensive as I suspect it might be, it follows that there ought to be more of the former than the latter going on. > Completely agree here. $.02, - - ferg -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: PGP Desktop 9.5.2 (Build 4075) wj8DBQFFoVX6q1pz9mNUZTMRArMxAKC1HcQzuRVtw7RizPH9Sxubpd4CyACfe9Mp IVrcy6mKMtdNdzu6qMMdpOs= =ehDE -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- "Fergie", a.k.a. Paul Ferguson Engineering Architecture for the Internet fergdawg(at)netzero.net ferg's tech blog: http://fergdawg.blogspot.com/