Monthly Archive: November 2012

Nov
23

Monitoring bandwidth consumed by content delivery networks

How to know what online services were consuming the most amount of¬†bandwidth on their Internet connection?. Easy, I thought, and I proceeded to show them how to report on the top websites consuming bandwidth. The problem was that the top entries in the list were all sites associated with content delivery networks (CDN). In summary, …

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Nov
10

BitTorrent protocol primer, part 3: Detecting

In our previous post on the¬†BitTorrent protocol, We took a look at how BitTorrent operates as a very efficient way of downloading and uploading data. For this post we are going to take a look at how you can detect for its presence on a network. There are many reasons why you would want to …

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