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Content Delivery Network – Level 3 CDN

Category: CDN &nbsp

In today’s Internet-driven world, an audience demands instant access to online content – whether they’re accessing a company websites and online applications, or downloading music files or software. These demands for a faster, richer web experience, along with increasing file sizes and unpredictable traffic, can make it challenging to live up to user expectations without costly investments in web-hosting infrastructure.
CDN service offers you one of the industry’s most cost-effective solutions for quickly and reliably delivering high-quality content to audiences across the globe.

There is a number of CDN services available with VPS.NET: caching (origin pull setup), live streaming and on-demand streaming (for pre-recorded content).

Caching:

If you prefer Caching setup have a look at the following article about how to setup Caching property: 

http://wiki.vps.net/cdn/getting-started-with-the-cdn/

When you create caching property, you need to change your CNAME for cdn.yourdomain.com to “cdn.vps.net.c.footprint.net” in your DNS records. If your domain uses dns1/dns2.vps.net as your name servers you can simply go to  “Manage My DNS” section in VPS.NET  Dashboard:


find your domain zone and add CNAME record:

 

Here is some more detailed information about managing DNS records via VPS.NET:

http://wiki.vps.net/domain-names/dns-domain-names/how-to-manage-dns-within-the-vps-net-dashboard/

To make CDN work for yourdomain.com you have to change URL for all images and static files to cdn.yourdomain.com/image.jpg.

If you are interested in the Streaming services, you may want to take a look at the articles below:

Live Streaming:

http://wiki.vps.net/cdn/live-streaming/how-live-streaming-works/

On-Demand Streaming:

http://wiki.vps.net/cdn/on-demand-streaming/on-demand-streaming-how-does-it-work/
http://wiki.vps.net/cdn/on-demand-streaming/creating-on-demand-stream-links/

As always, our support team is ready to assist you with any questions that may appear while dealing with the CDN settings.

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