Thursday, July 9, 2009

Content delivery Network

Content Delivery Network(CDN) is a collection of web server distributed across multiple location to deliver content more efficiently to users.The server is selected for delivering content to a specific user is typically based on the measure of network work proximity.

E.g:the server with fastest network hops or the server with the quickest response time is chosen.

CDN service provide companies : Akamai Technologies,Mirror Image Internet or limelight networks.