Fastly Mirrors Throttled to 1 MB/sec?

Chris Jones jonesc at
Wed Jun 8 15:53:08 UTC 2022

On 07/06/2022 3:09 pm, Joshua Root wrote:
> On 2022-6-7 21:43 , Christopher Nielsen wrote:
>>> On 2022-06-06-M, at 13:53, Joshua Root <jmr at> wrote:
>>> Try fetching the same file twice in a row. In my experience, the 
>>> first fetch from a cold cache is quite slow, but once the local node 
>>> has the file, it will saturate my connection.
>> I’ve tried that numerous times over the past few months, but the 
>> behavior is extremely consistent: The download speed is tightly 
>> throttled at exactly 1 MB/sec, even after two or three back-to-back 
>> fetches.
> Well, that's clearly not the case for all ISPs and all Fastly POPs. More 
> data is needed to know where the throttling is happening.

Indeed, I for one see no evidence of any throttling

 > wget

Gives me 39.3MB/s on my work network, and 8.5MB/s on my home ISP.

Chris - I suspect the issue is more your end, or your ISP, than the 
servers per se.

cheers (another) Chris

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