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BSNL slow (again).

One of my ISPs (the all reliable) BSNL is slow again. This time to non indian servers. All indian servers are fast. The CDN balanced Gmail, Yahoo (and are pretty fast. Twitter seemed slow. My servers on east cost (USA), aws boxes (east-1), and infoq dowload site are snail paced. This looks something in the lines od UnderWaterSeaCable cut a few days ago.


Here is my recorded information from is outlined below.


Time IP Download Upload Latency Location Distance
4/26/2010 5:24 PM GMT 1.19 Mb/s 0.64 Mb/s 128 ms Mumbai 400
4/26/2010 5:44 PM GMT 1.68 Mb/s 0.71 Mb/s 92 ms New Delhi 800
4/26/2010 5:53 PM GMT 0.14 Mb/s 0.59 Mb/s 291 ms Bangkok 1500
4/26/2010 5:40 PM GMT 0.04 Mb/s 0.04 Mb/s 704 ms Riyadh 2100
4/26/2010 5:29 PM GMT 0.14 Mb/s 0.20 Mb/s 409 ms New York, NY 8050


Just shows, how important it is for a Global service to be Highly Available and Location decentralized.


Hopefully BSNL gets this resolved soon.

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