Content Delivery Nets

Content Delivery Nets

Content Delivery Issues

  • 80-90% of the end-user response time is spent downloading all the components in the page
  • This includes images, stylesheets, scripts, flash, and other static content

Content Delivery Networks (CDN)

  • Multiple web servers distributed across geographically dispersed locations
  • Used to deliver content more efficiently to users and speed-up page load times
  • Start by dispersing just your static content so you do not need to re-architect the site

CDN Service Providers

  • Akamai Technologies is an Internet content delivery network based in Cambridge, MA
  • EdgeCast Networks is an Internet content delivery network based in Los Angeles, CA
  • Level3 Communications is an Internet service provider based in Broomfield, CO

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