[time] Traffic level for a US 250 or 500 Mbps server?

Ask Bjørn Hansen ask
Tue Feb 9 04:46:46 UTC 2010


In large zones (like the US zone) it should be pretty proportional.   
500mbps setting should give you about  5x as many requests over time.

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On Feb 8, 2010, at 20:28, Matt Nordhoff <mnordhoff at mattnordhoff.com>  
wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I run a server in the U.S. (+ global) zone, with the net speed set to
> 100 Mbps. It receives about 17 requests per second. I'd like to throw
> some more traffic at it -- anywhere up to, say, 500 Kbps -- but not  
> more
> than that. If I increase the net speed to 250 or 500 Mbps, how much
> traffic am I likely to get? I don't want to try it out and wind up  
> with
> 5 Mbps of traffic from TTNet and angry emails from my ISP.
>
> Although even 500 Kbps would probably blow up my conntrack tables or
> something anyway. :-P
>
> Thanks,
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> Matt Nordhoff
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