Limelight (also known as Drummond light or calcium light) is a type of stage lighting once used in theatres and music halls. An intense illumination is created when an oxyhydrogen flame is directed at a cylinder of quicklime (calcium oxide), which can be heated to 2,572 °C (4,662 °F) before melting. The light is produced by a combination of incandescence and candoluminescence. Although it has long since been replaced by electric lighting, the term has nonetheless survived, as someone in the public eye is still said to be “in the limelight.” The actual lights are called limes, a term which has been transferred to electrical equivalents.
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  • What’s a CDN? Content Delivery Network

    … like MaxCDN, Amazon Elastic Comput Cloud (EC2), Limelight Networks or Akamai Networks. These are services with multiple datacenters throughout the globe that will actually cache your files and data locally. As a result, when a page loads, it’s incredibly fast since the files may be right down the street rather than across the planet. Costs for these…

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