Apple moved from CDN, and ARIN whois
beecher at beecher.cc
Thu Sep 24 15:57:33 UTC 2020
Apple started moving traffic off 3rd party CDNs to their own CDN six years
ago. This is not a new development.
Also, I see no issues with an ARIN whois lookup for that prefix.
~ % whois 126.96.36.199/8
% IANA WHOIS server
% for more information on IANA, visit http://www.iana.org
% This query returned 1 object
inetnum: 188.8.131.52 - 184.108.40.206
organisation: Apple Computer Inc.
NetRange: 220.127.116.11 - 18.104.22.168
NetType: Direct Assignment
Organization: Apple Inc. (APPLEC-1-Z)
On Thu, Sep 24, 2020 at 11:41 AM Mike Hammett <nanog at ics-il.net> wrote:
> Breaking from current CDN infrastructure without reasonable accessibility
> to the new CDN is a problem.
> Mike Hammett
> Intelligent Computing Solutions <http://www.ics-il.com/>
> Midwest Internet Exchange <http://www.midwest-ix.com/>
> The Brothers WISP <http://www.thebrotherswisp.com/>
> *From: *"Denys Fedoryshchenko" <nuclearcat at nuclearcat.com>
> *To: *nanog at nanog.org
> *Sent: *Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:27:07 AM
> *Subject: *Apple moved from CDN, and ARIN whois
> Interesting, it seems AS6185 moved traffic from all CDN to their own
> content network.
> I noticed big spikes in traffic and complaints about slowness, figured
> out, Apple content (especially updates) are not coming from a numerous
> co-hosted CDN, but became "live",
> congesting upstreams.
> So much efforts on collocating endless CDN in premises to keep things
> closer to users and handle traffic surges, and yet again, some companies
> keep inventing their own.
> P.S. I dont know if it is bug, but whois at ARIN return "No match found
> for n + 22.214.171.124/8" for 126.96.36.199/8,
> but works fine for single ip from this range, like 188.8.131.52, and returns
> info about 184.108.40.206/8
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