So CERN have just held a popular webcast event to announce the latest results in the search for the Higgs. Many of the webcast viewers (no I don't have usage stats) were complaining that the stream was choppy. What I did notice on my laptop (couldn't get near the auditorium) was that the main libflashplayer traffic was inbound from 188.8.131.52/24 VELOCIX-EU - could this be the CDN used by Groovy Gecko?
Not having an onsite mirror though then meant that each member of staff watching was then pulling data *in* to site as the traffic graph shows:
I'm sure this can't be efficient... Ho Hum.
Tuesday, 13 December 2011
Thursday, 8 December 2011
next week) but more importantlt that the whole of the LHC is actually a spinoff from one of the major Data Centre companies who had outgrown their shed. The Proof? why - of course...