Google wants your Internet to be faster

Graham Beneke graham at apolix.co.za
Mon Aug 9 04:14:16 CDT 2010


On 09/08/2010 07:21, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:
> I helped install my first Akamai cluster before year 2000 if I remember
> correctly. So it's at least a decade ago :P

What I find funny is that Google has already been running these kinds of 
content distribution nodes in Africa for over a year.

It makes a significant difference to the user experience when you 
reduced the RTT to the content servers by 200-400ms

-- 
Graham Beneke




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