Here comes iOS 8...
asr at latency.net
Sat Sep 20 00:03:04 UTC 2014
On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 10:33 AM, Andy Ringsmuth <andy at newslink.com> 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 18.104.22.168/16 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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