The OSMC project is growing each month. An increasing userbase means we've more people downloading images and updating their existing installations each month.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://osmc.tv/2016/01/faster-downloads-and-updates/
It would be great to get some more details about how the mirror distribution system works via ASN distribution.
The mirror director calculates a probabilistic weight for each file request. This is based on:
- ASN, which is used to calculate a distance from the mirror, and provides a more refined estimate than GeoIP data alone.
- A ‘score’ which is set by us. Currently this score is configured as the mirror’s upstream bandwidth.
Cool! Could you share more about the software used or where I could read up more about this? This could be something I could use for an upcoming project.