Content Delivery Network (CDN)

In the simplest terms possible: a global network of servers. When a user visits a website that makes use of a CDN, the website determines which server is the closest to the user’s location and provides resources from there. As a result, the contents travel a shorter distance to the user and take less time to load the website.

A CDN enables the rapid delivery of resources such as Html files, JavaScript files, css files, pictures, and videos that are required for Internet content to load. As CDN services gain more and more traction, they are now used to handling the vast…



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Zaid Alissa Almaliki

Founder, Principal Data Engineer and Cloud Architect Consultant in DataAkkadian.