[CentOS-mirror] Average Traffic?

David Richardson david.richardson at utah.edu
Tue Jul 1 19:43:12 UTC 2008

On Tue, 1 Jul 2008, John C. Young wrote:

> I'm debating joining into the mirror program to donate some 
> additional bandwidth to the worthy cause you are.
> Can a few of you speak out regarding what sort of bandwidth usage you are seeing?
> I am located in the United States  (Miami, FL to be exact) and am on a 
> 100MB uplink - it would be interesting to hear from some of the other 
> folks with similar setups as to the amount of traffic that is pushed.

mirror.chpc.utah.edu averages 100-150 gigabytes per day. That works out to 
about 15-20 megabits of constant traffic.

During the first three days of the CentOS 5.2 release, I pushed 2 
terabytes. (Woo hoo!)

You can see my bandwidth graphs at 


David Richardson <david.richardson at utah.edu>
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