From: Stephen D. Williams (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Jun 19 2000 - 19:37:30 PDT
"Adam L. Beberg" wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Jun 2000, Stephen D. Williams wrote:
> > According to public AOL statements:
> > 4 Million simultaneous users at peak
> > 1 Billion IMs/day
> > 2 MB/second = 173 GB/day = 20Mb+ avg. traffic, full duplex loading
> There are 91M AOL-IM users, 23M of which actually subscribe to AOL.
> Add in the other "services" that use AOL-IM on the sneaky-sneak.
> That's only 10 per user per day. not so unreasonable...
> dont even ask how many i sent in a day
Duh. I was thinking per-simultaneous and not total. The missing number,
which is crucial, is logins-per-second.
I was more tired than I thought at the wheel of that message...
> > The bandwidth is much less than I would have thought.
> Most bandwidth is peer-peer is you do it right, or anywhere near right.
> - Adam L. Beberg
> Mithral Communications & Design, Inc.
> The Cosm Project - http://cosm.mithral.com/
> firstname.lastname@example.org - http://www.iit.edu/~beberg/
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