Here comes iOS 8...

Adam Rothschild asr at
Sat Sep 20 00:03:04 UTC 2014

On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 10:33 AM, Andy Ringsmuth <andy at> wrote:
> Interestingly enough, it seems Apple primarily used it's own, new, CDN for the iOS 8 release:

I noticed same.  Moreover, Apple appears to be reaching 701 over
3356/174 in my neck of the woods, which is not the wisest move, due to
congestion, and thus painstakingly slow transfer speeds.

Null routing caused downloads to fall back to Akamai,
where performance was quite snappy.

(I'm not saying this is a good idea, or recommended at scale -- just
sharing my observations.)


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