Apple updates - Effect on network

Jorge Amodio jmamodio at gmail.com
Wed Oct 12 16:55:10 CDT 2011


On top of all that add that there are many apps that have also been
updated today to be in sync with new iOS features.

-J

On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 4:50 PM, Jared Mauch <jared at puck.nether.net> wrote:
> The simple updates for a single machine today range in the 700mb-1.5gb or more range 10.7.2+iTunes+one iOS image. With a variety of devices it could easily be 4gb+ per user. Many broadband users are seeing slow akamai speeds because of these updates. I've seen 2+ hour download times myself....
>
> Jared Mauch
>
> On Oct 12, 2011, at 5:41 PM, Chad Burnham <cburnham at du.edu> wrote:
>
>> HI,
>>
>> Our GigaPOP (Front Range GigaPOP) and our own Akamai cache server's traffic
>> jumped significantly today.  The theory (no data) is the Apple updates
>> released today.
>>
>> Chad Burnham
>> University of Denver
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Zachary McGibbon [mailto:zachary.mcgibbon+nanog at gmail.com]
>> Sent: Wednesday, October 12, 2011 2:10 PM
>> To: nanog at nanog.org
>> Subject: Apple updates - Affect on network
>>
>> With all of Apple's updates today (MacOS, iOS, Apps, etc) we saw a big
>> increase on one of our links to our ISP at 1pm Eastern.
>>
>> Did anyone else notice significant traffic jumps on their networks?
>



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