[TUHS] Ping times

Johnny Billquist bqt at update.uu.se
Fri Feb 10 18:05:26 AEST 2017


On 2017-02-10 03:07, Jason Stevens wrote:
> 8.8.8.8 <http://8.8.8.8> is a multicast. Google has these servers all
> over the world so it's no surprise that everyone has good timing to them....

It's not a multicast in the traditional sense. But it is hosted in many 
locations, yes.

	Johnny

> Try 4.2.2.2 <http://4.2.2.2> or 4.2.2.4 <http://4.2.2.4> for some old
> easy to remember DNS servers
>
> On February 10, 2017 7:03:59 AM GMT+08:00, Joerg Schilling
> <schily at schily.net> wrote:
>
>     Johnny Billquist <bqt at update.uu.se> wrote:
>
>         Meh. From Uppsala in Sweden I seem to have about 2ms ping time
>         to 8.8.8.8 <http://8.8.8.8>...
>
>         Psilocybe:update/bqt> ping 8.8.8.8 <http://8.8.8.8>
>         PING 8.8.8.8 <http://8.8.8.8> (8.8.8.8 <http://8.8.8.8>) 56(84)
>         bytes of data.
>         64 bytes from 8.8.8.8 <http://8.8.8.8>: icmp_req=1 ttl=56
>         time=2.10 ms
>
>
>     You seem to live in a location where the light speed is higher than usual ;-)
>
>     1ms = 300 km in my area.
>
>     Berlin <-> SF is aprox. 9100 km
>
>     Jörg
>
>
> --
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