Transparency report: December 2016

author Maximilian Holm, about Status & transparency reports

This is the monthly transparency report for December 2016. OVPN had two unplanned interruptions during the month of December, as well as a minor issue with port forwarding and the API.

Summary

Our VPN servers had an uptime of over 99.5% during December. In total, OVPN encrypted and anonymized 2035 TB, which is more than than the traffic during the month of November, and a new record. It is 153 TB more than the previous record.

During the month of December, we did not receive any requests from authorities. To date, we have never given out any customer data to a third party.

Below are the traffic and uptime statistics from our current datacenters. The empty gap in the graphs were caused by the monitoring system being down for a while. No actual server downtime took place.

VPN servers in Malmö, Sweden

Traffic spikes (Mbit/s)
Malmö – Summary of traffic spikes in December

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Analysis

Our datacenter in Malmö has a maximum capacity of 10 Gbit/s. However, during the month of December, the traffic load amounted to 1300 Mbit/s on average.

The highest traffic spike was 3020 Mbit/s, which is 30.2% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 2130 Mbit/s, meaning the traffic load was below 21.3% of the maximum capacity for 95% of the time.

In total, 428 TB of traffic was encrypted and anonymized by the VPN servers in Malmö.

The Malmö datacenter had an uptime of 99.5% during the month of December.

VPN servrar in Stockholm, Sweden

Traffic spikes (Mbit/s)
Stockholm – Summary of traffic spikes in December

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Analysis

OVPN upgraded the capacity in Stockholm under October from 10Gbit/s to 20Gbit/s. During the month of December, the average traffic load was 4470 Mbit/s.

The largest traffic spike recorded was 8070 Mbit/s, which represents 40.4% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 6540 Mbit/s, meaning the traffic load was below 32.7% of the maximum capacity for 95% of the time.

In total, 1,48 PB, meaning 1480 TB of traffic was encrypted and anonymized by the VPN servers in Stockholm.

The Stockholm datacenter had an uptime of 99.5% during the month of December.

VPN servrar in Frankfurt, Germany

Traffic spikes (Mbit/s)
Frankfurt - Summary of traffic spikes in December

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Analysis

We deployed our servers in Frankfurt on January 31st, meaning December is the 11th full month the servers have been running. The Frankfurt datacenter has a maximum capacity of 10 Gbit/s. However, the traffic load was a mere 248,8 Mbit/s on average in December.

The largest traffic spike recorded was 913 Mbit/s, which represents 9.1% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 417,5 Mbit/s, meaning the traffic load was below 4.2% of the maximum capacity for 95% of the time.

In total, 82.2 TB of traffic was encrypted and anonymized in the Frankfurt datacenter.

Frankfurt had an uptime of 99.5% during December.

VPN servers in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Traffic spikes (Mbit/s)
Amsterdam - Summary of traffic spikes in December

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Analysis

We deployed our servers in Amsterdam during the month of December, meaning December is the first month the servers have been running. The Amsterdam datacenter has a maximum capacity of 3 Gbit/s. However, the traffic load was only 123,95 Mbit/s on average in December.

The largest traffic spike recorded was 593 Mbit/s, which represents 19.8% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 277,4 Mbit/s, meaning the traffic load was below 9.2% of the maximum capacity for 95% of the time.

In total, 35,7 TB of traffic was encrypted and anonymized in the Amsterdam datacenter.

Amsterdam had an uptime of 99.5% during December.

VPN servers in Toronto, Canada

Traffic spikes (Mbit/s)
Toronto - Summary of traffic spikes in December

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Analysis

We deployed our servers in Toronto during the month of December, meaning December is the first month the servers have been running. The Toronto datacenter has a maximum capacity of 3 Gbit/s. However, the traffic load was only 36,2 Mbit/s on average in December.

The largest traffic spike recorded was 207,9 Mbit/s, which represents 6.9% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 86,2 Mbit/s, meaning the traffic load was below 2.9% of the maximum capacity for 95% of the time.

In total, 9,2 TB of traffic was encrypted and anonymized in the Toronto datacenter.

Toronto had an uptime of 99.5% during December.

Website

WEB01 had an uptime of 100%, and an average response time of 60.68 ms in December.

Database

SQL01 had an uptime of 100%, and an average response time of 5.1 ms in December.