[LINK] NBN expectations

Glen Turner gdt at gdt.id.au
Wed Nov 3 14:37:52 AEDT 2010

On 03/11/10 13:12, Bernard Robertson-Dunn wrote:
> If people are expecting everything to work 10 to 100 times faster on the
> internet once they get the NBN, they are in for a bit of a surprise. The
> bottleneck that is the network will be replaced by the bottleneck that
> is the server. And that's just in Australia. The international and other
> national network bottlenecks will not change.

The bottleneck will be their host. Pretty much all operating systems are mistuned for 1Gbps at 180ms 
round-trip time (ie, Sydney to US west coast).

  Glen Turner   <http://www.gdt.id.au/~gdt/>

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