Traffic Statistics for Yesterday

Marshall Eubanks tme at
Wed Jul 8 20:46:28 UTC 2009

On Jul 8, 2009, at 12:25 PM, Eric Kujawski wrote:

> Speaking from a provider's view, this is what we saw/heard during  
> the event.
> Total concurrent streams (across the board not just us): 781,000
> Traffic wise, we peaked at close to 45G over our daily average  
> across all locations during the MJ event.  This was all live  
> streaming traffic for one of the well known sites.

Jeff Lunsford, CEO of Limelight (@lunk18 on twitter) says

Set new traffic record today. MJ's funeral topped Obama's  
inauguration. Go figure... Follow @llnw for more stats later...

Those "more stats" are as yet not available.

Marshall Eubanks
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jack Bates [mailto:jbates at]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 08, 2009 11:14 AM
> To: Shon Elliott
> Cc: nanog at
> Subject: Re: Traffic Statistics for Yesterday
> Shon Elliott wrote:
>> Does anyone have any data on how the memorial event for Michael  
>> Jackson effected
>> the global backbones? This was seen as another inaugural type of  
>> traffic day to
>> most of the people I've talked to.
> We are far from a global backbone, though the eyeballs transiting
> through us appear to have not needed more bandwidth. Was there high
> bandwidth apps for the memorial? Seems strange to charge for something
> you'd give out free over the Internet.
> Jack
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