[K12OSN] Internet connection

Lee Myrick lee at renarts.org
Sun Oct 31 22:11:16 UTC 2004

We'd be using it only for email and web access, no streaming video. 
I'll check into web proxying.

On Oct 31, 2004, at 1:35 PM, Dan Young wrote:

> Lee Myrick said:
>> I'm interested to know what type of internet connection people are
>> using for a 30-40 client project. I would think things would bog down
>> terribly with a typical DSL connection, but I don't have experience
>> with this, so I don't really know.
> I'd think this would depend entirely on the nature of the users'
> internet use (e-mail, web, streaming video?) and the DSL connection
> (128kb up/256kb down, 1.5mb both ways?).
> Web proxying via Squid and a caching nameserver could mitigate slowness
> somewhat, particularly if users would be visiting the same web sites w/
> lots of static content.

Leland Myrick
Information Services Administrator
Renaissance Arts Academy
lee at renarts.org

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