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Re: "Vint Cerf Says Symmetry is Beautiful"
- From: Bubba Parker
- Date: Thu Mar 31 12:08:28 2005
Where does 95th percentile fit into this?
On Thu, Mar 31, 2005 at 06:59:37PM +0200, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:
> On Thu, 31 Mar 2005, Fergie (Paul Ferguson) wrote:
> >Cerf Says Symmetry is Beautiful
> Of course, from a technical point of view I am all for symmetrical
> connections as well.
> From a commercial perspective I think that it's hard to recouperate cost
> from a 10 meg symmetrical connection when the customer is running p2p and
> is using most of that bw 24/7 and is only paying $40 or so for that
> pleasure. Yes, one can degrade that customers performance by ratelimiting
> or such, or prioritizing other customers traffic or something else, but
> the 90/10 rule saves some of it, the problem is when the 90% start doing
> the same, then the flat rate business model is a problem and does not
> Mikael Abrahamsson email: email@example.com