Ok here is my situation. My website hosted on my server runs a script that involves downloading the FLV files from youtube. The download will start at around 4 M/s but then drops quickly to 189 kbps.
The server is capable of downloading files at 11 M/s I have just tested, so this seems to be a youtube thing.
I also experience pretty much the same thing when I download a FLV from youtube on my local windows PC in firefox, if I pause and keep resuming the download, it goes much faster than just leaving it since it always slows down.
My question is...what would be the solution for this?
Upgrade my server download/upload speed
Find a download accelerator that can break the file into parts and download separately? (multithreading?)
Use an alternative to wget? what would be better?
modify the script somehow?
Looking for any suggestions!