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Wannabe Geek


Topic # 203125 18-Sep-2016 21:27
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I have noticed recently (in the last 6 weeks or so), bad latency to Sydney (where many game servers are hosted..). I was previously getting around 30ms on fiber. Typically 3 to Auckland from Hamilton.. etc.

 

Can people post some tracert's to the following Amazon host to see what you are getting? 54.252.183.4

 

Tracing route to ec2-54-252-183-4.ap-southeast-2.compute.amazonaws.com [54.252.183.4]
over a maximum of 30 hops:

 

1 <1 ms <1 ms <1 ms 192.168.1.1
2 * * * Request timed out.
3 * * * Request timed out.
4 4 ms 4 ms 4 ms pts-s.cpcak4-r1.tranzpeer.net [101.98.5.21]
5 138 ms 136 ms 132 ms 4610.syd.equinix.com [45.127.172.93]
6 145 ms 154 ms 144 ms 16509.syd.equinix.com [45.127.172.131]
7 168 ms 154 ms 153 ms 52.95.36.50
8 166 ms 162 ms 167 ms 52.95.36.57
9 156 ms 161 ms 155 ms 54.240.192.107
10 155 ms 149 ms 152 ms ec2-54-252-183-4.ap-southeast-2.compute.amazonaws.com [54.252.183.4]

 

I had another friend do this from the trustpower network within a few minutes of mine, and he is getting speeds that match latency many weeks back.

 

7 ms 4 ms 6 ms 192.168.20.1
2 * * * Request timed out.
3 * * * Request timed out.
4 13 ms 27 ms 34 ms 10.55.85.130
5 10 ms 9 ms 9 ms http://UNASSIGNED.core.vf.net.nz [203.109.152.14]
6 34 ms 34 ms 34 ms 10.123.80.9
7 39 ms 33 ms 47 ms http://16509.syd.equinix.com [45.127.172.131]
8 43 ms 37 ms 43 ms 52.95.36.98
9 37 ms 39 ms 35 ms 52.95.36.105
10 35 ms 34 ms 33 ms 54.240.192.107
11 34 ms 35 ms 34 ms ec2-54-252-183-4.ap-southeast-2.compute.amazonaw
http://s.com [54.252.183.4]

 

Be interested to see what other slingshot customers are getting.

 

 


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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 1635638 18-Sep-2016 23:15
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Thought it fair to note that my tests are not consistent. I mentioned poor latency for around 6 weeks, but that may very well be peak traffic times and intermittent. I haven't done any tests to validate that... 

 

I also just thought to do another test which was much faster a few hours later. Might do a few more at different times of the night and see if its just a random thing.


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  Reply # 1635645 18-Sep-2016 23:55
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It's likely to affect peak times only.

 

 

Many ISPs have separate peering links for Australian traffic unfortunately sometimes these run hot depending on internet traffic patterns.



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  Reply # 1636121 19-Sep-2016 20:57
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You were right.. as soon as it hits the evening it slows down.. 


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