Networking

Mysteries of a CDN Explained

Date Added: Oct 2012
Format: Webcast

Content delivery networks are generally treated like a black box; some hand waving happens and suddenly things are expected to go faster from around the world. Time to reveal how a CDN actually works. At its core, it is a distributed system operating under the worst possible conditions - long distances, high latency and unreliable links that the user don't control.