Akamai Servers: Normal or Weird?

Chris Rapier rapier at psc.edu
Sun Jul 1 21:41:17 UTC 2001

Our graph looks almost exactly like that. Not the same magnitude but the
same shape.
Same shape and if I was concious enough to work out the time difference
that might tell us more.

Dunno, the UDP traffic from server to server almost makes it seem like
something less than normal. TCP I could imagine but UDP? Maybe there was
some large streaming media event? heh. maybe they were distributing the
roskiled goth festival in norway... :)

Simon Lyall wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Jun 2001, Chris Rapier wrote:
> > Is something funny happening with them lately or is it normal to see
> > 45Mbps of UDP traffic between akamai servers (45Mps peak, average for
> > the past 24 hours is around 15Mbps. Prior to that it wasn't enough to
> > show up in our graphs). More information: Our akamai farm is the one
> > recieving all of the data - its coming into our various akamai hosts on
> > port 1455.
> Our Akimai's are doing a bit of traffic in the last 6 hours as well, the
> overnight shift noticed and logged it. I've attached a mrtg graph that is
> showing the whole thing (green to our farm, blue is from).
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