Why is latency and bandwith separated? If latency is delay of data, and bandwith is data over time, shouldn’t one affect another? If it takes 5s for a car to start, and 10s to reach it’s destination, then the average speed would be spread out across the whole 15s. Should this not be the same?

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Why is latency and bandwith separated? If latency is delay of data, and bandwith is data over time, shouldn’t one affect another? If it takes 5s for a car to start, and 10s to reach it’s destination, then the average speed would be spread out across the whole 15s. Should this not be the same?

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You can also think it doing a river analogy. Imagine you measure the average speed of the water droplets.. that will give you the latency from one point to another. Now measure of many droplets pass a “line” on the river during a certain amount of time.. Thats the bandwidth.

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