Network end users to pull down 2 gigabytes a day, continuously?

Petri Helenius pete at
Sun Jan 21 18:24:03 UTC 2007

Joe Abley wrote:
> If anybody has tried this, I'd be interested to hear whether on-net 
> clients actually take advantage of the local monster seed, or whether 
> they persist in pulling data from elsewhere.
The local seed would serve bulk of the data because as soon as a piece 
is served from it, the client issues a new request and if the latency 
and bandwidth is there, as is the case for ADSL/cable clients, usually 
 >80% of a file is served "locally".
I don't think additional optimization is done nor needed in the client.


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