Netflix stuffing data on pipe
nanog at ics-il.net
Wed Dec 30 13:46:48 UTC 2015
I believe others have observed a similar situation with at least one other CDN and the situation continued solid for hours, not just occasional capacity detection.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Josh Reynolds" <josh at kyneticwifi.com>
To: "Matt Hoppes" <mhoppes at indigowireless.com>
Cc: "NANOG" <nanog at nanog.org>
Sent: Tuesday, December 29, 2015 9:10:51 PM
Subject: Re: Netflix stuffing data on pipe
Adaptive bandwidth detection.
On Dec 29, 2015 8:59 PM, "Matt Hoppes" <mhoppes at indigowireless.com> wrote:
> Has anyone else observed Netflix sessions attempting to come into customer
> CPE devices at well in excess of the customers throttled plan?
> I'm not talking error retries on the line. I'm talking like two to three
> times in excess of what the customers CPE device can handle.
> I'm observing massive buffer overruns in some of our switches that appear
> to be directly related to this. And I can't figure out what possible good
> purpose Netflix would have for attempting to do this.
> Curious if anyone else has seen it?
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