[Talk-GB] os.openstreetmap.org down?

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Wed Feb 2 15:59:45 GMT 2011

On 02/02/11 15:50, Tom Hughes wrote:
> On 02/02/11 15:31, Chris Moss wrote:
>> Is this what you're referring to, or something else? What is time limit
>> on it? 1 hour, 24 hours, what?
> It's essentially a rate limit - it allows you to download data
> continuously at a certain rate, but with an ability to burst for a
> period of time.

I would also add that is it tuned to only affect a tiny minority of
people making map calls.

Looking at yesterday only 13 addresses were ever blocked by the rate
limiter out of a total of 1984 addresses - that's about 0.5% of users.

Overall only just under 2% of requests were blocked by the rate limiter.


Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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