Re: miivi speed

From: Stefan Kaczmarek <stefan_at_thezonie.org>
Date: Fri, 18 May 2007 00:02:07 -0700

Is this an issue of transfer speed or warm-up time?

On May 17, 2007, at 6:00 PM, Ty Heath wrote:

> Well, considering that the command line version of the app
> downloads perfectly fine, I think we need to examine the Windows XP
> SP2 limitations and how Stefan is dealing with those.
>
> Some things to speed up the client side:
>
> 1. Do a quick UDP strobe with DHT_HELLO_REQ messages to all
> sources. This will bypass the windows limitations as far as seeing
> who is online with an open firewall. The client DHT port is the
> same as the file transfer TCP/IP port.
>
> 2. Do custom timeouts for the TCP/IP connections of 3-5 seconds.
> Ignore the system default timeouts, as these can be stupidly high
> sometimes.
>
> 3. Keep the number of incomplete TCP/IP connections to about 5-6,
> the maximum total # of connections per download should be upwards
> of at least 50.
>
> 4. Dylan needs to be checking both today's table for sources, and
> then yesterday's table if today's table isn't returning enough
> sources.
>
> The database is like the live state of the Ares network, so it
> makes no sense to do another search. Though we may be able to
> organize the source data differently some how.
>
> Ty
>
>
> On May 17, 2007, at 11:32 AM, Jay Mairs wrote:
>
>> Ty, do you have any thoughts on this?
>>
>>
>>
>> From: Ivan Kwok
>> Sent: Monday, May 14, 2007 6:31 PM
>> To: Jay Mairs; 'Stefan Kaczmarek'; Ty Heath; Sergio Alvarez; Dylan
>> Douglas; Ben Ebert
>> Cc: Randy Saaf
>> Subject: RE: miivi speed
>>
>>
>>
>> Have a real time sources update on demand. When someone request
>> sources of a file, Tyís program will do a Ares DHT sources search
>> in real time and insert the updated results to our DB.
>>
>>
>>
>> -Ivan
>>
>>
>>
>> From: Jay Mairs
>> Sent: Monday, May 14, 2007 6:22 PM
>> To: Stefan Kaczmarek; Ivan Kwok; Ty Heath; Sergio Alvarez; Dylan
>> Douglas; Ben Ebert
>> Cc: Randy Saaf
>> Subject: FW: miivi speed
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Randy is concerned about the userís perception of the speed of the
>> network and wanted us to discuss it. Below are a few ideas of how
>> to increase network speeds.
>>
>>
>>
>> Health rating refers to a measure or guess about the download
>> speed, probably based on # of sources, existence of thumbnail, etc.
>>
>> Sources could be updated faster or there could be an alternative
>> source of sources.
>>
>> Increasing default upload speed.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> OK, go
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> From: Randy Saaf
>> Sent: Monday, May 14, 2007 6:06 PM
>> To: Jay Mairs
>> Subject: miivi speed
>>
>>
>>
>> Ideas to increase speed
>>
>>
>>
>> Health rating
>>
>> Getting our sources updated faster
>>
>> Increasing the default upload speeds
>>
>>
>>
>> Anything else?
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
Received on Fri Sep 14 2007 - 10:55:53 BST

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