Bandwidth estimation question

Tom Sands tsands at
Sat Oct 3 03:45:36 UTC 2015

There is no telling how big a flash crowd might be. I've see them jump in the Gbps range and not Mbps. 

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> On Oct 2, 2015, at 10:06 PM, JoeSox <joesox at> wrote:
> I am trying to figure out if our hosting plan has enough bandwidth
> (currently at 15Mbps, our average webpage is 300kb).
> One of our members may win a peace prize for scientific work so there may
> be a media blitz.
> Does anyone know how much traffic a 'media blitz' (for lack of a better
> word) generates?
> I can bump it to 50Mbps but I am not even sure if that is enough.
> --
> Thank You, Joe

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