Question on 95th percentile and Over-usage transit pricing

Florian Weimer fweimer at
Fri Sep 23 07:15:46 UTC 2011

* Pradeep Bangera:

> Question: Does this over-usage bandwidth charge a linear cost function
> or is it sub-linear like the committed bandwidth pricing?

Percentile-based pricing is never linear.  It's not even a continuous
function of bandwidth usage.  This is inherent to the percentile
functional, so it doesn't matter how the quantity that comes out of that
is priced.

Florian Weimer                <fweimer at>
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