[kwlug-disc] I'm looking to host a high ram server in a fast connection area.

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Tue Nov 1 09:18:45 EDT 2011


Been watching some cable forums for a while, and there are a fair 
number of complaints about speed. Mostly about not getting what they 
paid for (but still well above anything DSL can ever provide), 
particularly in the evening. [i.e. Most of the time it's sufficiently 
fast, even if they're not getting 24Mbps - except, many of them are 
trying to netflix during early evening, when consistently streaming at 
even 2Mbps appears to be problematic. (Congestion.)]

If I may ask, whom is your cable internet provider, and have you 
received any comments (or have any observations) about speed good/bad 
at any particular times of the day?

Andrew Kohlsmith (mailing lists account) wrote, On 11/01/2011 9:00 AM:
> On Sat, Oct 29 06:31:57 PM Colin K wrote:
>> This is a bit off topic but i want to run my ubuntu based Minecraft server
>> from a place with a good upload and residential just doesnt cut it.
> 
> Funny you should bring that up; I've been running a minecraft server for my 
> son and his friends (and me, when I can wrest a few hours away to game). It's 
> just sitting on my workstation and seems to work fine over my cable connection. 
> I've constrained java to 4G of RAM (-Xmx4096M, -Xms1024M). It seems to work 
> adequately, except when I am building OE or something. Then the kids start to 
> squeal about their game getting laggy. :-)
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