Week 11: Content Delivery Networks

Lecture notes:
Content Delivery Networks - Lecture slides (6 per page)
Supplemental notes:
J. Dilley, B. Maggs, J. Parikh, H. Prokop, R. Sitaraman, and B. Weihl. Globally Distributed Content Delivery, IEEE Internet Computing, September/October 2002, pp. 50-58.
Akamai's EdgePlatform for Application Acceleration.
Akamai Technology Papers
Akamai's Algorithms MIT Technology Review, September 2000.
Erik Nygren, Ramesh K. Sitaraman†, Jennifer Sun, The Akamai Network: A Platform for High-Performance Internet Applications.
Mike Afergan, Joel Wein, Amy LaMeyer, Experience with some Principles for Building an Internet-Scale Reliable System, WORLDS ’05: Second Workshop on Real, Large Distributed Systems, USENIX Association, 2005
Flash crowd problem, dynamic DNS, domain resolution.