Content Delivery Networks

A content delivery network or content distribution network (CDN) is a large distributed system of servers deployed in multiple data centers across the Internet. The goal of a CDN is to serve content to end-users with high availability and high performance. CDNs serve a large fraction of the Internet content today, including web objects (text, graphics and scripts), downloadable objects (media files, software, documents), applications (e-commerce, portals), live streaming media, on-demand streaming media, and social networks.A CDN operator gets paid by content providers such as media companies and e-commerce vendors for delivering their content to their audience of end-users.
Posts about Content Delivery Networks
  • Facebook Begins Prefetching to Improve Mobile Site Speed

    … rendering time. Improve server response time by utilizing multi-region hosting. Use a high-quality content delivery network to reach audiences quickly. Remove render-blocking JavaScript. Readers: What are your thoughts on Facebook’s efforts to improve its mobile experiences for advertisers and users? Image courtesy of Shutterstock. …

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 16 readers -
  • 8 Must Have WordPress Plugins for 2015

    … to do a brute force attack on your site and can easily overwhelm your server, resulting in your site not being accessible. Related to this problem is Automattic‘s decisions to make XML-RPC always on (something you could easily turn off in the past). Fortunately, Automattic has recently provided a free service and plugin to protect sites from these…

    Jon Henshaw/ Raven Blog- 31 readers -
  • Using "Mobile" Tools in Your SEO Strategy

    … tag from the desktop/standard page to the mobile page version. Robots.txt exclusion of the mobile page versions if the mobile site resides in a site folder, ex. /m/. Mobile Style Sheets: HTTP Vary caching is not working effectively due to use of certain content delivery networks. Not including multiple user-agent strings as well as updating these…

    Josh Mccoy/ Search Engine Watchin SEO- 12 readers -
  • 7 Most Effective Ways to Speed Up Your WordPress Website

    … the most basic step, but it plays a huge role when it comes to improving the site speed. I used to rely on cheap shared hosting companies and it worked fine, but with the wisdom of hindsight, I have learned that if you are running an online business, then you should invest in a good web hosting provider. If you want your website to load quickly, you…

    SEO Hacker Blogin Social Google Blogging- 17 readers -
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