Apple updates - Affect on network

Jack Bates jbates at
Thu Oct 13 03:32:28 UTC 2011

On 10/12/2011 9:40 PM, Matt Addison wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 16:10, Zachary McGibbon
> <zachary.mcgibbon+nanog at>  wrote:
>> 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?
> Saw a +300mbps (+150%) increase on my Akamai cluster ~1315 EDT. No
> appreciable increase on transit or peering.
Same.  165% increase to Akamai. Had a large spike 10/11, though not as 
much as 10/12.


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