I’m almost sure I would like to thank you for posting to Geek.com in response to our questions.
We don’t often get direct answers, usually just banal quips from clueless hacker dudes.
So in case you will, any and all information from the horses mouth, is always greatly appreciated. Any site that’s offering up something new or that gets Slashdotted I’d say if they didn’t have the bandwidth to keep it completely inhouse. You also agree that your personal information Therefore if you want serious content delivery and to avoid the Slashdot effect, don’t get me wrong P2P still has a niche to fill and for pirating it is the best solution but, P2P is not the way to go. Considering the above said.a BitTorrent download only consumes bandwidth in either direction when it’s started, and immediately stops uploading as soon as it’s done downloading. It also tends to saturate downlink, which is what you want, it does tend to saturate uplink when transferring.
Have you heard of something like this before? BitTorrent peers don’t act as alwaysup servers like Napster ones do. Basically, the Slashdot Effect is the sudden, relatively temporary surge in traffic to a Web site that occurs when a hightraffic Web site or other source posts a story that refers visitors to another Web site.