[messages] [General Discussion] Download speed
uckelman at nomic.net
Wed Oct 13 08:44:32 MST 2010
Thus spake alejo68:
> I'm getting an extremly low download speed whenever I try to get a
> module (unless the link takes me to other site). Is this normal?
We're saturating (the outbound half of) our internet connection right now.
This is why everything--downloads, the site, the game server---is so slow.
Doing something about this is nontrivial. We need either (1) more outgoing
bandwidth, or (2) less outgoing data.
We could do (1) by colocating our server at a data center down the street
from our current host, but this will be more expensive. We could do (2)
by switching module distribution to BitTorrent. I'm presently looking into
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