June 3, 2013

Content Delivery Network, abbreviated as CDN, as the name suggests helps create a network for delivering content. Content Delivery networks have gained tremendous popularity in the last 5 years owing to high availability, low response times & reduced cost for hosting. Technically, Content Delivery Network refers to a large system of servers that are distributed…

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May 10, 2013

Content Delivery Networks or CDN typically consist of a set of servers and points-of-presence distributed across the globe. This ensures reduced response time of websites, faster display and downloads, overall improvised performance at relatively cheap rates. In the last decade, a number of CDN providers like Akamai, Level 3, MaxCDN, Amazon Cloudfront and Bitgravity among…

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April 15, 2013

One of the main benefits of using a Content Delivery Network is that it will improve the performance of your web content; however, before considering the parameters that impact the Content Delivery Network Performance it is important to understand why speed is so important. The Need for Speed – Why Your CDN (and your website)…

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April 15, 2013

In simple terms, the Content Delivery Networks make use of severs at multiple locations around the globe, each of which mirror the web content, thus improving the page load times while also reducing the load on the main webservers. There are many direct and indirect advantages of using a Content Delivery Network, and some of…

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April 9, 2013

Content Delivery Networks or CDN comprises of a series of servers and Points-of-Presence around the globe, which help in improving the page-load time as well as reduce the download time of the content by bringing it closer to the users. In the simplest way, a CDN can be explained as a set of mirrors for…

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December 30, 2009

One of the top questions every website owner asks himself is whether or not to host their own website. There are various benefits to be had if you decide to do things yourself, especially if you’re looking to save money. Taking the time to learn the system isn’t hard to do these days, especially with…

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December 30, 2009

Decoding Video Encoding If you’ve ever wanted to upload a video to your web page, you would have to know about video encoding. Video encoding uses a specific format, called encoding, in order to upload the videos. Read on to find out about the different video formats and encoders that are used. There are a…

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December 30, 2009

There are two different ways you can upload videos, Streaming or HTTP Progressive Downloading. Many people think that all videos are streaming, but this isn’t the case. So what’s the difference between the two and which should you choose? Facts About Progressive Download Progressive download is common with all web servers; this is when the…

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December 30, 2009

Various factors should play a role in your choice of a CDN. Getting the best deal for your money should be in your best interest, so here are a few things you need to keep in mind when talking with the CDN service providers: Your Bandwidth Needs How much bandwidth do you use monthly? Will…

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December 30, 2009

Just like with every other form of technology, new things are created, outweighing the goodness of the predecessor. With Anycast DNS, it’s nothing different. DNS, or Domain Name System, is a directory service on the web. The process involves the translation of domain names to IP addresses. DNS is also known to control the delivery…

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