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Re: [tor-talk] units on https://metrics.torproject.org/bandwidth.html

On 07/08/14 01:06, Mirimir wrote:
> On 08/06/2014 04:43 PM, Virgil Griffith wrote:
>> I have a question on the exported data from metrics.torproject.org.
>> When downloading the "bandwidth" data as a CSV from:
>> https://metrics.torproject.org/bandwidth.html
>> I've been unable to determine the units of the exported CSV file.
>> For example, according to the graph the current total "advertised
>> bandwidth" is ~10,000 MiB/s.  However, the final line of the CSV has
>> 11,065,082,057 for the "advertised bandwidth".  I've been unable to find a
>> plausible choice of units that maps 11,065,082,057 -> 10,000.
>> I tried some guesses for what the units on the 11,065,082,057 could be...
>> * "Kilobytes per day" yields too small a number---3,001.
>> * "Megabytes per day" yields too high a number---3,073,634.
>> I got nothing.  Help for what the units are?
>> -V
> It's Bytes/s, I think.
> 11,065,082,057 Bytes/s = 10,805,744 KB/s = 10,552 MB/s

That's correct.

This is also specified here:


I admit it's not easy to find that document, even though it's quite
helpful when working with the CSV file.  It's linked on the About page,
but not near the CSV file link, because I didn't want to add yet another
link there.  And I think adding comments to CSV files is not a good
idea, either.  Suggestions welcome!

All the best,

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