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EVE Online: Wresting With the Internet

SBFordSBFord Former Associate EditorMember LegendaryPosts: 33,126

The second in a series of articles by CCP devs on how the team is working to reduce lag for EVE Online players has been published. This time, CCP Mort discusses how the team works to improve the network performance of the game "through hardware upgrades, software fixes, and even wrestling the internet itself."

Introducing the FCP - perhaps the greatest thing for EVE players since caffeine based drinks

CCP just bought a system from a company called Internap, that has the slogan "The internet performance company". The product is called the FCP - Flow Control Platform.

The FCP ties in closely with our Edge routers; it monitors all traffic to and from the gamecluster, has a BGP peering relationship with the Edge routers and monitors the pipes to our providers for bandwidth and errors.

Read more here.




  • cosycosy Member UncommonPosts: 3,228

    best dev profile ever


    BestSigEver :P

  • GoobGoob Member Posts: 398

    Thats two typo's today in the news feed.

  • DatcydeDatcyde Member UncommonPosts: 561

    I think this game will always be ahead of technology maybe.

  • TimacekTimacek Member UncommonPosts: 180

    sounds promising

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