Overall Netflix bandwidth usage numbers on a network?

Dennis Burgess dmburgess at linktechs.net
Fri Dec 16 08:16:54 CST 2011


Same here.

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Blake Hudson [mailto:blake at ispn.net]
> Sent: Friday, December 16, 2011 8:11 AM
> To: Dave Temkin
> Cc: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: Re: Overall Netflix bandwidth usage numbers on a network?
> 
> Requests to this address appear to go unanswered?
> 
> Dave Temkin wrote the following on 12/11/2011 6:29 PM:
> > 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).
> >>
> >>
> >> 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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