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From: jem@sunsite.unc.edu (Jonathan Magid)
Subject: Sunsite statistics and the popularity of Linux
Message-ID: <1993Mar2.070550.25535@klaava.Helsinki.FI>
Date: Tue, 2 Mar 1993 07:05:50 GMT
Approved: linux-announce@tc.cornell.edu (Lars Wirzenius)

I was flipping through some old correspondences the other day (I am a notorious
pack-rat) and found the letter from Alan Clegg (abc@concert.net) where we
decided to move banjo to sunsite.  Here's a selection from it: 
 
jem> (besides, I have been *encouraged* 
jem> to fill disk space and ftp traffic as quickly as possible! :) 
>  
abc>No problem.  My system xfers about 37meg a day as the 386BSD and Linux FTP 
abc>site that it is now with NOTHING else!
 
This was from August 7, 1992. 37 meg a day! Wow.  

So in curiousity I checked how much Linux stuff I moved on the average day,
NOW.  The answer is almost a gigabyte. Per day.  We've come a *long* way. ;) 
 
jem.

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From: Theodore Ts'o < tytso@Athena.MIT.EDU>
Subject: Re: Sunsite statistics and the popularity of Linux
Message-ID: <1993Mar2.145410.2374@klaava.Helsinki.FI>
Date: Tue, 2 Mar 1993 14:54:10 GMT
Approved: linux-announce@tc.cornell.edu (Lars Wirzenius)

   From: jem@sunsite.unc.edu (Jonathan Magid)

   abc>No problem.  My system xfers about 37meg a day as the 386BSD and
   abc>Linux FTP site that it is now with NOTHING else!

   This was from August 7, 1992. 37 meg a day! Wow.  

   So in curiousity I checked how much Linux stuff I moved on the average day,
   NOW.  The answer is almost a gigabyte. Per day.  We've come a *long*
   way. ;)  

Well, TSX-11 transfers between 2 and 4 gigabytes per day.  And this is
despite the fact that it also doubles as my workstation!!!   (That's
going to be fixed soon, though!)

						- Ted

P.S.   The geographical breakdown is also really interesting; Linux is
certainly a world-wide phenomena!  

Here's a quiz for you: how many two-letter ISO country codes can _you_
translate?  :-)

		    Total Transfer Amount By Domain

             Number Of    Number of     Average    Percent Of  Percent Of
Domain Name  Files Sent   Bytes Sent   Xmit  Rate  Files Sent  Bytes Sent
-----------  ----------  ------------  ----------  ----------  ----------
at                   22       2901866    1.9 KB/s      0.17        0.12
au                  250      62654098    1.3 KB/s      1.90        2.67
be                    7       1694733    0.2 KB/s      0.05        0.07
br                    2         31666    0.2 KB/s      0.02        0.00
ca                  597     132977029    1.6 KB/s      4.53        5.66
ch                  216      40202270    6.5 KB/s      1.64        1.71
cl                    8       1562681    1.4 KB/s      0.06        0.07
cs                    2         91609    0.7 KB/s      0.02        0.00
de                  950      81693089    1.3 KB/s      7.21        3.48
dk                   65      11240568    9.3 KB/s      0.49        0.48
fi                   25       3720562    3.5 KB/s      0.19        0.16
fr                   71       9675949    1.9 KB/s      0.54        0.41
hk                   79      10719228    1.5 KB/s      0.60        0.46
hu                    2        200432    2.2 KB/s      0.02        0.01
il                   24       1291869    2.2 KB/s      0.18        0.05
it                   65      33771248    1.6 KB/s      0.49        1.44
jp                   62      12986143    3.0 KB/s      0.47        0.55
kr                   70      13915968    0.3 KB/s      0.53        0.59
lu                    5         71033    0.6 KB/s      0.04        0.00
mx                    7       1269578    2.5 KB/s      0.05        0.05
nl                  175      15421474    0.6 KB/s      1.33        0.66
no                   24        906879    3.8 KB/s      0.18        0.04
nz                    1        201551    3.5 KB/s      0.01        0.01
pl                    8        806595    0.1 KB/s      0.06        0.03
pt                   55      10545129    1.6 KB/s      0.42        0.45
se                  416      73830379    4.8 KB/s      3.16        3.14
sg                    1           497    0.5 KB/s      0.01        0.00
tw                    6        388330    1.3 KB/s      0.05        0.02
uk                  458      84441711    0.6 KB/s      3.48        3.59
us                    2        557597    0.6 KB/s      0.02        0.02
za                   16       1125395    1.5 KB/s      0.12        0.05
com                2052     404245612    3.6 KB/s     15.57       17.21
edu                5061     908844346    4.3 KB/s     38.40       38.68
gov                 189      43377814   20.3 KB/s      1.43        1.85
mil                 416      77404809    2.2 KB/s      3.16        3.29
net                 127      21083756    0.5 KB/s      0.96        0.90
org                 217      33639933    5.9 KB/s      1.65        1.43
arpa                  3        626364    0.2 KB/s      0.02        0.03
wustl.edu           184       4458525    4.4 KB/s      1.40        0.19
unresolved         1239     245000958    2.1 KB/s      9.40       10.43