A Practical Guide to Content Delivery Networks

A Practical Guide to Content Delivery Networks

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With a practical and organized approach to learning and implementation, A Practical Guide to Content Delivery Networks presents a step-by-step process for building a highly available and highly scalable content delivery network (CDN). CDN refers to the infrastructure behind any service that provides utility or access to data to an end user. This book offers terminology, tactics, potential problems to avoid, and individual layers of design, providing clear understanding of the framework for CDNs using a structural and visual approach. The text emphasizes a best-of-breed strategy, allowing a technically sound CDN to be conceived and built on almost any budget.Today, it is common for Web users to check their stock and bond portfolios, use a price comparison Web site prior to initiating a work-related ... sports team, examine weather predictions for a possible vacation getaway, and perhaps book airfare, hotel, and car rental all online. ... of various types of Web traffic, ranging from standard Web pages to streaming video and audio as well as other types of traffic.

Title:A Practical Guide to Content Delivery Networks
Author:Gilbert Held
Publisher:CRC Press - 2005-09-14


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