Category Archives: CDN

CDN SSL
15 Oct 2018
If you're using CDN services, you should consider enabling CDN SSL support, especially if you're selling goods or services. In the modern world, the internet has long become a part of our everyday lives. All operations, both personal and business, including buying goods and services and paying monthly bills, are now readily available online. This fact allows anybody to take advantage of the technology’s convenience. However, convenience doesn’t come without risk. (more…)
CDN Cache-Control HTTP Headers
08 Oct 2018
Cache-Control Headers are utilized by Content Delivery Network (CDN) services to provide the caching platform needed for content optimization and accelerated distribution. The caching used by CDNs adheres to similar technology principles which your web browser deploys to make sites load faster on your local device. Just as your browser keeps local data cached on your hard drive for quick access, so do CDNs keep cached data on their nodes ensuring visitors to your site experience faster load times. [...]
cdn anycast cdn unicast
01 Oct 2018
CDN DNS routing is what makes the performance optimization offered by Content Delivery Networks possible. It gives CDNs the ability to dynamically route traffic to their nodes across the world enabling them to improve the user experience of website visitors with faster site load times. DNS Unicast or Anycast are two possible routing solutions which CDNs utilize to accomplish this. However, what is the difference between the two and which one provides the better solution? Sites using CDNs configured with [...]
Compare CDN
17 Sep 2018
With over 50 CDN providers on the market and each of them offering various terms and conditions regarding pricing, servicing, functionality and reliability, comparing all those vendors and finding the one that fits your needs perfectly can be a daunting and time-consuming task, especially if you’re new to the field. (more…)
CDN RTMP
12 Sep 2018
The Real-Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP) is a streaming technology created for high-performance live transmission of audio and video media files over the Internet. Developed by Macromedia in 2002, which was subsequently acquired by Adobe, RTMP was created to enable the transfer of multimedia files utilizing Adobe’s Flash-based platform. However, as support for HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) gains traction, many Content Delivery Network (CDN) providers no longer offer direct support for RTMP streaming which may impact producers who require low [...]
CDN API
06 Sep 2018
As much as content delivery networks are essential for running a successful business by ensuring 100% website uptime, fast page loading speed and satisfying user experience, they also need to fit your case in terms of value and usability. While many industry-leading vendors offer flexible pricing plans and charge clients on a pay-as-you-go model, there are instances where users simply aren’t able to define just how much GBs and/or data centers – PoPs – they need to pay for. [...]
HLS CDN
03 Sep 2018
Developed by Apple in 2009, HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) allows content producers to send live and on-demand audio and video using standard HTTP, the protocol which powers the web. The Internet we know and use, with every website capable of playing video, images, and music, was not always as interactive as it is today. When the first web page came online in the mid-1990’s text was the order of the day. The rich media experience we have come to [...]
HTTP2 CDN
20 Aug 2018
HTTP/2 is an improved HTTP protocol which was created to overcome the issues inherent in HTTP1.1. By deploying sites on HTTP/2, website administrators can improve performance, enhance efficiency, and reduce deployment complexity. The Internet we know today is built on the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP). Tim Berners Lee initiated the development of HTTP in 1989 while he was at CERN and with the creation of this protocol, the World Wide Web was born. Since its inception HTTP has enabled [...]
Pay as you go CDN
13 Aug 2018
Content delivery networks, and especially pay as you go CDN models, have been gaining increasing popularity over the past decade. With exceptional user experience, fast page loading speed and seamless website performance becoming more and more significant as time goes by, the importance of identifying and utilizing an effective and cheap CDN becomes mandatory. (more…)
Cheap CDN
06 Aug 2018
If you’re serious about growing your business and delivering the absolute best user experience to your customers in terms of page loading speed, lag-free environment, 100% website uptime and high quality, professional, world-class service, you’ll have to start utilizing the capabilities of content delivery networks (CDN) at some point. Let's look how to choose the best cheap CDN. A CDN basically represents a global network of over 50 servers – aka points of presence – spread around the globe, which [...]