Here comes iOS 8...

Inglis, Adam ainglis at
Wed Sep 17 18:08:28 UTC 2014

Depending on the device used, the zip file can range from 

Length: 1515061530 (1.4G) [application/octet-stream]


Length: 2119504233 (2.0G) [application/octet-stream]

Parsed from 

-----Original Message-----
From: NANOG [mailto:nanog-bounces at] On Behalf Of Grant Ridder
Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 1:34 PM
To: nick at
Subject: Re: Here comes iOS 8...

For those that are curious, it looks like the download is 1.1 gigs.


On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 10:04 AM, Nick Olsen <nick at> wrote:

> I've been waiting all morning.
>  Expedited repair of a primary link to prepare for the traffic. Not 
> that it didn't have multiple backups. But one doesn't trifle with IOS8 
> release traffic.. If it's anything like IOS7 was..
>  Nick Olsen
> Network Operations  (855) FLSPEED  x106
> ----------------------------------------
>  From: "Zachary McGibbon" <zachary.mcgibbon+nanog at>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 12:59 PM
> To: "NANOG" <nanog at>
> Subject: Here comes iOS 8...
> So Apple is about to release iOS 8... Have you done anything special 
> to your network setup to accommodate the traffic flood ie traffic 
> shaping rules, cache servers, etc?
> I heard that Apple Caching servers won't work with this update, so I'm 
> guessing it will be pushed through Akamai servers as is usually is.
> - Zachary

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