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Re: Movie of Wendover Coil Vs USAF test model aircraft.

Original poster: "Rob Judd" <canska@xxxxxx>

Just in case anyone still can't get it, I've got a copy here:


Just right click the link and Save Target As. The site has very high
bandwidth, I'll leave it available for a week or so.

Rob Judd - canska@xxxxxx

----- Original Message ----- From: "Tesla list" <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx> To: <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Thursday, April 14, 2005 8:02 PM Subject: Re: Movie of Wendover Coil Vs USAF test model aircraft.

> Original poster: Terry Fritz <teslalist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> > > Hi Ed, > > It is like one of those Star Wars movies or Harry Potter things!! Server > requests are lined up for blocks :o)) > > Lets see: The file is about 85Meg and there are about 1500 people on the > list. If everyone downloads it, that would be 127.5 G bytes. The server > upload channel speed is 31k bytes per sec.... 127.5G / 31k = 4.1M seconds > or 47 days... Gosh!! We are not going to get there soon... > > BTW - Please do not try to open say 50 channels to try and get it to go > faster!! That clogs everything up bad. It is pure bandwidth limited... > > So the normally dull little hot-streamer.com just does not have the > bandwidth to really do it :-p The pupman servers are in pretty much the > same boat, so I can't just mail it to everyone... > > So let's suppose we all want it in just one day... We would need a server > that could handle a 85M file, 1500 transfers, 130Gbytes/day.... > > If anyone is sitting on a nuclear powered server with a little extra space > (100Meg) I would be happy to get it uploaded there ;-)) I don't think P2P > would help much since just the single source would get bombed just the same > in the short term... > > The movie is very high quality and about 7-1/2 minutes long. A person is > explaining the thing for the first few minutes and then there are full coil > shots for a while and a lot of close ups zapping a little model plane. I > tried to reduce the size with the usual tricks, but Mike's brand new > hardware is better than all my stuff! The file size is pretty much as > small as possible without hurting the very nice quality... > > I did cut it way down to just the coil's hot shots in DIVX5 format at about > 10Meg for the dial up folks. But they are still at the end of the line ;-( > > So I am thinking if we had like 3 big bandwidth servers, I could upload the > original and the cut version to them... I would probably have to pull > hot-streamer off line but I would try not to break it while someone has > like 1K left of the file to go :o) Or, if there were just one server that > had super high bandwidth and capacity... Once the initial rush is over, > Hot-streamer can retake the load in a day or two... > > Fortunately, I have 100Mbps connections directly to the server so "I" can > see it just fine >:D > > So the call goes out to anyone that could spare 100M bytes of web space and > probably get blasted with say 500 requests and 50Gig of file transfers over > a days or two!! I can easily FTP the files as needed!! There are a number > of folks that have downloaded it, so if anyone could open up a "second > source" ;-)) > > I don't know if Mike or others have any other big movies, but maybe we > should plane this stuff a little better next time ;-) > > Cheers, > > Terry > > > > > At 04:43 PM 4/14/2005, you wrote: > >Has anyone been able to download that file? The connection (high-speed > >cable modem) always times out when I try it. I sure would like to see > >the movie. > > > >Ed > > >