Typical additional latency for CGN?

chris tknchris at gmail.com
Sun Oct 7 21:32:41 UTC 2012


Or maybe SDN ? So many acronyms to choose from
On Oct 7, 2012 5:31 PM, "Jon Lewis" <jlewis at lewis.org> wrote:

> I think you've confused CGN with CDN.
>
> On Sun, 7 Oct 2012, George Herbert wrote:
>
>  Ancedotally, for users of an e-gadget company's website, cellphone
>> company's outbound web proxies, internet games company, and
>> image-intensive home furnishings website, the CGNs delivered content
>> faster than the main website could, regardless of increasing its
>> bandwidth.  Latency problems with the CGNs were less than the main
>> websites' latency problems, on the average.
>>
>> There were days that was not true, and days we had to re-re-re-reset
>> the CGN contents, and the day the @#$#@$% game programmers screwed up
>> the CGN calls, but on the whole it was among the least performance
>> limiting / impeding features of the sites in question.
>>
>>
>> -george
>>
>> On Sun, Oct 7, 2012 at 1:47 PM, Tom Limoncelli <tal at whatexit.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Have there been studies on how much latency CGN adds to a typical
>>> internet user?   I'd also be interested in anecdotes.
>>>
>>> I've seen theoretical predictions but by now we should have
>>> measurements from early-world deployments.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Tom
>>>
>>> --
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>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> -george william herbert
>> george.herbert at gmail.com
>>
>>
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