"IP networks will feel traffic pain in 2009" (C|Net & Cisco)

Patrick W. Gilmore patrick at ianai.net
Tue Jan 20 23:41:07 UTC 2009

On Jan 20, 2009, at 6:37 PM, Marshall Eubanks wrote:

>> 	to play devils advocate, how much impact does caching have
>> 	on the total traffic flow anyway?
> Less and less would be my estimate. How much video is cached ? How  
> much P2P is cached ?

Define "cached".

For instance, most of the video today (which apparently had 12 zeros  
in the bits per second number) was "cached", if you ask the CDNs  
serving it.

Sounds to me like that is significant, no matter how big your network  


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