[bf1942] largedownloads DNS
ScratchMonkey at MatureAsskickers.net
Sat Jul 16 20:46:22 EDT 2005
--On Saturday, July 16, 2005 5:54 PM -0400 Steve Getman
<steve at lightcubed.com> wrote:
> Over-all it's an impressive setup. Allows the sites I manage to handle
> huge spikes in traffic without adding more boxes on our end. (i.e. we
> have handled a roadblock advertisement on Yahoo/MSN on three origin
> servers and existing network infrastructure without breaking a sweat,
> thousands of simultaneous users, 100s of mbps.) It's not cheap but is
> better than having excess capacity sitting around.
For those small fry who need free caching, check out the Coral Cache:
This is good if you find something neat and want to tell SlashDot about it.
Keeps the "victim" site from melting down under the unexpected load.
ISP's could benefit from a BitTorrent cache, since a lot of torrent traffic
goes beyond ISP boundaries, artificially inflating their bandwidth costs.
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