Internet diameter?

Aaron1 aaron1 at
Thu Nov 22 03:48:33 UTC 2018

Yes I agree Ross/Stephen.  I didn’t mean to overstate the CDN fact.

I wonder what the answer is to Bill’s question is. “average, median and
> maximum diameter (ip hop count) of the Internet? “


> On Nov 21, 2018, at 9:44 PM, Stephen Satchell <list at> wrote:
>> On 11/21/2018 07:32 PM, Ross Tajvar wrote:
>> I'd argue that's just content (though admittedly a lot of it). You can't
>> cache, e.g., a SIP trunk, and offices which need to connect to each other
>> can't cache one another in a CDN either.
> I would further argue that you can't cache active Web content, like bank
> account statements, utility billing, help desk request/responses,
> equipment status, and other things that change constantly.
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <>

More information about the NANOG mailing list