Here comes iOS 8...

Dan Brisson dbrisson at uvm.edu
Fri Sep 19 15:20:35 UTC 2014


That's we thought and what we experienced but as the day went on they 
definitely shifted some load to Akamai.

-dan


Dan Brisson
Network Engineer
University of Vermont

On 9/19/2014 10:33 AM, Andy Ringsmuth wrote:
>>>>> ----------------------------------------
>>>>>   From: "Zachary McGibbon" <zachary.mcgibbon+nanog at gmail.com>
>>>>> Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 12:59 PM
>>>>> To: "NANOG" <nanog at nanog.org>
>>>>> 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
> Interestingly enough, it seems Apple primarily used it's own, new, CDN for the iOS 8 release:
>
> http://appleinsider.com/articles/14/09/18/apple-chose-to-handle-ios-8-rollout-with-own-content-delivery-network
>
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