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Discussion in 'Domains, DNS, Email & SSL Certificates' started by eva2000, May 19, 2017.

  1. eva2000

    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    Cloudflare has announced a new product offering for Argo for global internet smart optimised routing Introducing Argo — A faster, more reliable, more secure Internet for everyone
     
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    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    wow
     
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    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    Expensive though at US$0.10/GB data transfers, for 40TB bandwidth = $4,096/month !
     
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    BamaStangGuy Active Member

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    We have it enabled on all of our forums.
     
  5. eva2000

    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    Nice let us know what the billing cost is like as high bandwidth usage = expensive !
     
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  7. eva2000

    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    yeah read that in the comments as well

    TTFB will always be higher with a proxy in front and ultimately depends on speed between both visitor and cloudflare origin and cloudflare origin and backend origin.

    Cloudflare Load Balancer would be better for TTFB if you used Geo-Steering to multiple geographic backend origins like my setup i posted at https://community.centminmod.com/th...ing-from-aws-route53-dns-to-cloudflare.11563/

    upload_2017-5-20_8-35-58.png
     
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    Matt Moderator Staff Member

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    Too expensive:
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  9. eva2000

    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    ouch almost $70/day = $2,100 per month based on that bandwidth usage !
     
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    rdan Premium Member Premium Member

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    I'm trying it for the last 2 days, and I can feel the difference in terms of speed.
     
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    I tested also and it is faster with it but very expensive....
    I stop it after a few days as the monthly cost for my case will be around 1.000Euro :-(
     
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  12. eva2000

    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    expensive !
     
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    rdan Premium Member Premium Member

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    I'll enable it for a week or two then compare stats later.
    Pure OVH Dedicated vs Cloudflare w/ Argo vs Only Cloudflare.
     
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    rdan Premium Member Premium Member

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    Don't have much money to Test so only took 3 days comparison.

    With Pure OVH Dedicated Server:
    pure_ovh.PNG

    + Cloudflare & Argo:
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  15. eva2000

    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    Thanks for shairng the info/stats :) Hmmm doesn't seem like much of a difference for the amount of $$$ Argo costs unfortunately.
     
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