[AusNOG] Traffic volumes & COVID19 impact?

Jason Leschnik jason at leschnik.me
Fri Apr 3 20:00:59 EST 2020

Still shaking my head trying to understand why on a 100-500 person VC you
need 500 people all sharing video at the same time.

On Fri, 3 Apr 2020 at 19:19, James Andrewartha <trs80 at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au>

> On Fri, 3 Apr 2020, Bevan Slattery wrote:
> > It’s all relative.  Streaming still makes up the vast amount of capacity
> usage, but yeah Video conferencing type data has
> > increased significantly.  This will only grow over time once school goes
> back and the vast majority of students are logging in
> > all together for the first time.  Hold on!
> I work for a school and we rolled our own video conferencing solution
> using BigBlueButton. Currently we're running a mix of servers in Azure and
> on-prem, but will be bringing it fully on-prem once we buy some more Ryzen
> whiteboxes. For 1650 students we're pushing 1Gbps at peak in the morning,
> during the rest of the day it sits about 400Mbps. It's given me a new
> appreciation for those who run this sort of solution at scale.
> O365 is creaking under the load, 24 hour delays on provisioning are normal
> at the moment.
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