Overall Netflix bandwidth usage numbers on a network?

Faisal Imtiaz faisal at snappydsl.net
Sun Dec 11 22:41:23 CST 2011


Thanks for the explanation...did not consider that before...will investigate.., any tips that can be shared will be welcome.
:)

Faisal

On Dec 11, 2011, at 10:49 PM, Christopher Morrow <morrowc.lists at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 10:46 PM, Faisal Imtiaz <faisal at snappydsl.net> wrote:
>> Simple, keep traffic off paid ip transit circuits....
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> (I think joel's point was: "peer with amazon, done-and-done")
> 
>> Faisal
>> 
>> On Dec 11, 2011, at 10:21 PM, Joel Jaeggli <joelja at bogus.com> wrote:
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>>> Netflix uses CDNs for content delivery and the platform runs in EC2. What would peering with them achieve?
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>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> 
>>> On Dec 11, 2011, at 18:06, Faisal Imtiaz <faisal at snappydsl.net> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Which leads to a question to be asked...
>>>> 
>>>> Is netflix willing to peer directly with ISP / NSP's ?
>>>> 
>>>> Regards.
>>>> 
>>>> Faisal Imtiaz
>>>> Snappy Internet&  Telecom
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On 12/11/2011 7:29 PM, Dave Temkin wrote:
>>>>> Feel free to contact peering at netflix<dot>com - we're happy to provide you with delivery statistics for traffic terminating on your network.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>> -Dave Temkin
>>>>> Netflix
>>>>> 
>>>>> 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).
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>>>>>> 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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