Content Delivery Networks


Peace be Upon You,

Lets talk first about CDN or Content Delivery Network, Wikipedia says :

It is a system of computers containing copies of data, placed at various points in a network so as to maximize bandwidth for access to the data from clients throughout the network. A client accesses a copy of the data near to the client, as opposed to all clients accessing the same central server so as to avoid bottleneck near that server.

Content types include web objects, downloadable objects (media files, software, documents), applications, real time media streams, and other components of internet delivery (DNS, routes, and database queries).

So, that means a better performance for our web applications, but a question arises, how to use such service networks?

Well CDN is a service thats is served on free and commercial basis, one of the service providers is google who provides such service through the Google AJAX Libraries API.

Also Micorsoft has it’s own CDN network Microsoft Ajax Content Delivery Network.

Regards

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s