Thursday, 11 August 2011

Data Centers Crippled By BitTorrent BroadcastStorm

Following the example of OpenBitTorrent, another major BitTorrent tracker has now abandoned the resource-intensive TCP protocol. 1337x switched to a UDP-only tracker a few days ago after several hosting providers kicked the tracker out for the broadcast storm� that resulted from the millions of connections BitTorrent users were making.


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