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Content Delivery Network

Posted Posted by Patrice Guay in Web hosting     Comments 2 comments

Content delivery network representationA “Content Delivery Network” (CDN) is a group of caching server nodes linked together through the Internet. The nodes are distributing web site content and are accelerating the delivery to the end user. Server nodes are geographically distributed and generally connected to the fastest Internet links available in their location. When someone visits a CDN powered website, the CDN will establish the visitor location and direct him to the optimal server node.
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