is a vital part of the Internet ecosystem. Ever since the first websites went
live with the creation of the World Wide Web in the mid-1990s, ads have funded
many of the essential services we take for granted today. Global technology
giants such as Google, Facebook, and Twitter have built their entire business
model on advertising revenue streams. Even traditional media conglomerates have
embraced online marketing migrating their content to various digital platforms.
With so many vital services relying on advertising, content providers need to
The Internet today is a vital part of the global infrastructure. Like roads, railways, airports, and other inventions that link people, businesses, and countries, this worldwide virtual network is a critical part of modern-day life. With an expected 30 Billion connected devices by 2020 growing to 75 Billion in 2025, the underlying technologies that route traffic from source to destination are an essential component of the modern post-industrial world.
At its core,
the Internet is effectively a vast interconnected network made [...]
Monitoring your CDN is vital in ensuring your service delivers the performance your web application needs. As with any other technology service, a Content Delivery Network (CDN) needs the appropriate level of oversight so that you can resolve any identified issues proactively. In addition to monitoring your CDN for any performance or config related problems, continuously keeping an eye on your CDN metrics can also help you identify any bottlenecks and tweak your configuration for optimum speed. A CDN [...]
CDN performance is vital in today’s digitally-driven, online world. A Content Delivery Network (CDN) is an affordable and proven way to deliver the speed modern web users demand. However, some websites may still not perform at the levels required after an operator has added a CDN to their web application’s delivery architecture. Although it may seem ironic that your site still performs poorly after you have commissioned a CDN service, there are a variety of factors that could impact [...]
Search Engine Optimization is vital in a world where every commercial need typically starts with an online search. Every business competing in today’s online economy needs to ensure that their brand, product, or service catches the eye of prospective customers. In a cluttered digital environment where Internet users are continuously bombarded with vast amounts of information, getting your message across is vital. As an online search is a common starting point for everything we do online, ensuring your business, [...]
and HTTP Preload are two techniques that can significantly enhance the speed
and performance of your web application. Page load speed is a vital factor
affecting many aspects that determine the success of modern websites. From
search engine ranking to factors that enhance the site visitor experience, optimizing
your site so that it loads rapidly and efficiently is crucial in today’s
digitally-driven online world.
Developers and web service operators have introduced various technologies through the years that have dramatically reduced web page load [...]
Website speed optimization is vital. As the Internet has infiltrated every part of our daily lives, we have come to rely on apps and services to manage every aspect of the way we work and live. As an Internet experience, whether it be with a mobile device, laptop, or desktop, typically involves a request for information and a response from a service, speed and performance are vital. In today’s fast-paced world, we all demand an instantaneous response from websites, [...]
AMP is an acronym for the Accelerated Mobile Page (AMP) project. It is an open source initiative launched by Google and Twitter that increases the loading speed for web pages on mobile devices. At its core AMP is a stripped-down form of HTML, effectively making it a web page designed to be extremely lightweight and fast loading. It derives its speed advantage over regular web pages by limiting the number of tags allowed on an HTML page. It also [...]
CDN performance is a vital metric. After all, the primary purpose of subscribing to a Content Delivery Network (CDN) service is to enhance the user experience of your site visitors. By improving the page load times of your website, you not only improve customer satisfaction but also gain a crucial advantage in Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Although CDNs do offer other benefits such as load balancing and reduced bandwidth costs, speed and performance are the core services these platforms [...]
HTTP/3 will be the next evolution in the protocol that changed the world. From humble beginnings in 1991 with the release of HTTP/0.9 to the current standard of HTTP/2, the HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) has transformed both business and society forever.
seen very few version changes over the years. The release of HTTP/1.1 in 1999
remained the standard version for 16 years until HTTP/2
became the new convention in 2015. However, with the continually evolving demands of the web, the [...]