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Content Delivery Networks – CDNs
  • Ahmed Banafa, San Jose State University
A Content Delivery Network or content distribution network (CDN) is a large distributed system of servers deployed in multiple data centers across the Internet. The goal of a CDN is to serve content to end-users with high availability and high performance. CDNs serve a large fraction of the Internet content today, including web objects (text, graphics and scripts), downloadable objects (media files, software, documents), applications (e-commerce, portals), live streaming media, on-demand streaming media, and social networks.
Publication Date
April 20, 2014
Citation Information
Ahmed Banafa. "Content Delivery Networks – CDNs" (2014)
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