Generation of traffic in "settled" peering arrangement

Alec H. Peterson ahp at
Tue Aug 25 12:24:25 UTC 1998

Owen DeLong wrote:
> Actually, if the content provider simply honors MEDs, that should cover most
> of the issue.  Then, the long haul is done across the content providers'
> backbone anyway.

Then you get into address aggregation issues that have already been
discussed before.

The way I see it, an intelligent content distribution scheme addresses the
vast majority of these concerns.

So, a question to the large web farms.  Why is it that the largest web sites
still seem to be hosted out of a single data center?


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