Overall Netflix bandwidth usage numbers on a network?

David Temkin dave at temk.in
Tue Dec 20 15:14:27 UTC 2011

Yes, sorry.  We will respond to all takers shortly; there was a flaw in 
our logic used to generate these numbers and wanted to ensure that we 
were painting an accurate picture.  We will have statistics out within a 
week, hopefully.


On 12/16/11 9:55 AM, Paul Stewart wrote:
> I'll take a guess they are back logged - they have been working on our traffic stats since a week before that posting made it to nanog list
> --- Sent via IPhone
> On 2011-12-16, at 9:16 AM, "Dennis Burgess"<dmburgess at linktechs.net>  wrote:
>> 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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