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Re: [NANOG] would ip6 help us safeing energy ?
Am 26.04.2008 um 20:42 schrieb Antonio Querubin: > On Sat, 26 Apr 2008, Marc Manthey wrote: > >> " IF we would use multicast" streaming ONLY, for appropriet >> content , would `nt this " decrease " the overall internet >> traffic ? > > On one hand, the amount of content that is 'live' or 'continuous' > and suitable for multicast streaming isn't s large percentage of > overall internet traffic to begin with. So the effect of moving > most live content to multicast on the Internet would have little > overall effect. right, i am aware of that and i was ment as an hypothetically rant ;) > However, for some live content where the audience is either very > large or concentrated on various networks, moving to multicast > certainly has significant advantages in reducing traffic on the > networks closest to the source or where the viewer concentration is > high (particularly where the viewer numbers infrequently spikes > significantly higher than the average). i am not a math genious and i am talking about for example serving 10.000 unicast streams and 10.000 multicast streams would the multicast streams more efficient or lets say , would you need more machines to server 10.000 unicast streams ? > But network providers make their money in part by selling > bandwidth. The folks who would need to push for multicast are the > live/perishable content providers as they're the ones who'd benefit > the most. But if bandwidth is cheap they're not really gonna care. well , cheap is relative , i bet its cheap where google hosts the NOCs , but its not cheap in brasil , argentinia or indonesia. >> Isn´t this an argument for ip6 / greenip6 ;) aswell ? > > It's an argument for decreasing traffic and improving network > efficiency and scalability to handle 'flash crowd events'. IPv6 has > nothing to do with it. thanks for your opinion. Marc > Antonio Querubin > whois: AQ7-ARIN _______________________________________________ NANOG mailing list NANOG@xxxxxxxxx http://mailman.nanog.org/mailman/listinfo/nanog