Apple moved from CDN, and ARIN whois
Patrick W. Gilmore
patrick at ianai.net
Thu Sep 24 20:45:54 UTC 2020
Not everything is moved.
patrick at TiggerBook-C-32 ~ % dig www.apple.com
;; ANSWER SECTION:
www.apple.com. 219 IN CNAME www.apple.com.edgekey.net.
www.apple.com.edgekey.net. 12102 IN CNAME www.apple.com.edgekey.net.globalredir.akadns.net.
www.apple.com.edgekey.net.globalredir.akadns.net. 849 IN CNAME e6858.dsce9.akamaiedge.net.
Obviously different people will get different answers. But the point is, Apple is not completely off 3rd party CDNs. Or maybe they are back on 3rd party CDNs?
> On Sep 24, 2020, at 11:39 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
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> From: "Denys Fedoryshchenko" <nuclearcat at nuclearcat.com <mailto:nuclearcat at nuclearcat.com>>
> To: nanog at nanog.org <mailto: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 + 18.104.22.168/8" for 22.214.171.124/8,
> but works fine for single ip from this range, like 126.96.36.199, and returns
> info about 188.8.131.52/8
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