|reply to Killa200 |
Re: Netflix CDN Server
Got an email today from the guys at netflix:
"Typical deployments for the caching appliance serve ~5Gbps of traffic at peak to
viewers and require a nightly off-peak fill window, where new content is
downloaded, that allows ~5TB of data transfer. For example, 5Gbps of
transfer for 2 hours. Keeping new content at the edge is critical to
So in order for this appliance to work, you need to be able to provide a window for 5TB to be downloaded DAILY.
That pretty much rules out its use for us, as that exceeds our upstream transit. Going to see how they plan to rectify our ability to get "Super HD" and 3D content since their box isn't capable of running here. They want to suggest a peering arrangement, but that is impossible at our location.