Overall Netflix bandwidth usage numbers on a network?

Dave Temkin dave at temk.in
Mon Dec 12 00:29:53 UTC 2011

Feel free to contact peering at netflix<dot>com - we're happy to provide you with delivery statistics for 
traffic terminating on your network.

-Dave Temkin

On 12/7/11 8:57 AM, Blake Hudson wrote:
> Yeah, that's an interesting one. We currently utilize netflow for this, but you also need to consider that 
> netflix streaming is just port 80 www traffic. Because netflix uses CDNs, its difficult to pin down the 
> traffic to specific hosts in the CDN and say that this traffic was netflix, while this traffic was the 
> latest windows update (remember this is often a shared hosting platform). We've done our own testing and 
> have come to a good solution which uses a combination of nbar, packet marking, and netflow to come to a 
> conclusion. On a ~160Mbps link, netflix peaks out between 30-50Mbps around 8-10PM each evening. The rest 
> of the traffic is predominantly other forms of HTTP traffic (including other video streaming services).
> Martin Hepworth wrote the following on 12/3/2011 2:36 AM:
>> Also checkout Adrian Cockcroft presentations on their architecture which
>> describes how they use aws and CDns etc
>> Martin

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