Content delivery network

MetaCDN: Harnessing 'Storage Clouds' for high performance content delivery

Broberg, James; Buyya, Rajkumar; Tari, Zahir

Content delivery networks (CDNs) such as Akamai and Mirror Image place web server clusters in
numerous geographical locations to improve the responsiveness and locality of the content it hosts for
end-users. However, their services are priced out of reach for all but the largest enterprise customers.
An alternative approach to content delivery could be achieved by leveraging existing infrastructure
provided by ‘Storage Cloud’ providers, who offer internet accessible data storage and delivery at a

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