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Topic # 138899 21-Jan-2014 12:14
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Early this morning (21st Jan) the international upload traffic on bigpipe exceeded the download traffic for the first time. At one point upload bandwidth was more than double download.

We only have a small number of customers of course, so we get a lot of peaks and troughs, but still it's very unusual for that to be the case, even at that time in the morning.

Probably has to do with the very high proportion of customers we have on our Turbo plan  (VDSL) doing backups overnight and/or seeding torrents making good use of the 10Mbps upload speed.

Good to see people getting the most out of VDSL and not just using it for faster download.




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  Reply # 970554 21-Jan-2014 12:16
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All them Linux ISOs

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  Reply # 970555 21-Jan-2014 12:16
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Might go to show that if you build it, they will come.
I think ISPs/Decision makers have always assumed that download bandwidth was the be all and end all, now that higher bandwidth uploads are available, people are using it.

Thanks for the stat.

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 970561 21-Jan-2014 12:20
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boby55: All them Linux ISOs


of course  




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  Reply # 970562 21-Jan-2014 12:22
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Be interesting to see a breakdown of which protocols were in use...

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  Reply # 970572 21-Jan-2014 12:46
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As i said before, adsl2+ annexA is a huge barrier NOW for users due to slow upload stream :)

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  Reply # 970580 21-Jan-2014 12:49
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Kirdog: As i said before, adsl2+ annexA is a huge barrier NOW for users due to slow upload stream :)

My understanding is you've beaten that horse to death already. Time to leave it alone.

You've got as much chance of having it implemented as changing the electricity supply to 110V/60Hz. Zero.




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  Reply # 970583 21-Jan-2014 12:54
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*cough* can see alot of bigpipe users on a certain torrent that came out yesterday

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  Reply # 970585 21-Jan-2014 12:57
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DO you think the lines might have been... catching fire.




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  Reply # 970586 21-Jan-2014 12:57
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andrewNZ:
Kirdog: As i said before, adsl2+ annexA is a huge barrier NOW for users due to slow upload stream :)

My understanding is you've beaten that horse to death already. Time to leave it alone.

You've got as much chance of having it implemented as changing the electricity supply to 110V/60Hz. Zero.


Where did you see that I began to argue again?

Its just standalone fact, nothing else.  

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  Reply # 970588 21-Jan-2014 13:00
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Cbfd: *cough* can see alot of bigpipe users on a certain torrent that came out yesterday
FreeBSD 10.0 I'm sure ;)



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  Reply # 970590 21-Jan-2014 13:02
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andrewNZ: DO you think the lines might have been... catching fire.


lol.






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Cbfd: *cough* can see alot of bigpipe users on a certain torrent that came out yesterday


how many?  (just curious)




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  Reply # 970603 21-Jan-2014 13:07
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I was busy downloading / seeding a new Linux ISO called "Catching Fire" of which was uploading at approx 8mbit. I'm impressed with Bigpipe :)




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  Reply # 970616 21-Jan-2014 13:21
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Here's my connection stats.. So far I'm very impressed with BigPipe..

I have a flat with 4 people, we all use streaming services/media (320kb electro/dubstep stream) tvnz ondemand << Not working , Netflix youtube etc. 

Plus 3 of us like gaming (Battlefield 4) and I have a Synology NAS which is accessible via 3G/Remote users

GB's         Total Data       Sent         Received
Today          4,08               0,12        3,96
Yesterday   14,00               1,43      12,57
Current week 18,09            1,56      16,53
Current month 642,86     158,19     484,66

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  Reply # 971676 21-Jan-2014 14:29
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starting to take advantage of upload as well. currently testing crashplan uploading my 300GB pictures (my whole family life) to AU server for (free for 30 days).

if all good, then will do my backup my mac (another 300GB). It's good to invest cloud backup nowadays.

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