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How Can I Use CNAMES With a Cloud Files Container?

What is a CNAME? A CNAME record is way to link your Cloud Files container to a branded URL that you display instead of a CDN URL.  For example, you might want to CNAME your CDN URL ( http://c186397.r00.cf1.rackcdn.com ) to a shorter or branded URL (images ...

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Download the Cloud Files SDKs for Different Languages

Overview This article lists language-specific SDKs (software development kits) for Cloud Files. Some of these instructions use the git version control system. The documentation for each SDK assumes that you have git installed and configured on your local ...

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Getting Started With Cloud Files Powered by Open Stack

Cloud Files Store it on Cloud Files, serve it fast on Akamai's CDN. Cloud Files, powered by OpenStack®, provides an easy to use online storage for files and media which can be delivered globally at blazing speeds over Akamai's content delivery n ...

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Cloud Files Powered by Open Stack

Cloud Files CDN open stack Cloud Files ...

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Best Practices for Using Cloud Files

What is Cloud Files used for? There are many ways to utilize Cloud Files, but it is strongest when functioning as unlimited object storage on the Cloud, or when used as a  website accelerator  with the Content Delivery Network (CDN).  Here we've comp ...

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What is Cloud Files?

Contents Introduction Ideal uses for Cloud Files Key Concepts Using Cloud Files Control Panel Interface Programming Interfaces Getting Started Introduction Cloud Files™ is an affordable, redundant, scalable, and dynamic storage service offering. The core ...

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What do the various icons and statuses on the ticket list represent?

Once a ticket is opened it can be in one of the following four states depending on the work done on it. New In progress Pending your response Solved Closed As soon as a ticket is opened by a Rackspace Cloud customer it is in the " New " state. O ...

When am I billed for my account?

Your credit card will first be charged when you sign up for your account. After 30 days have elapsed, you will then be billed for the next month of service. The exact amount may vary as it is based on recurring charges in addition to whatever one-time fee ...

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Terms of Service

Please click here to view The Rackspace Cloud Terms of Service .  Please click here to view the  Mail Hosting Services Terms of Service . cloud cloudsites cloud sites Terms of Service t.o.s. Email & Apps Email Archiving Cloud Drive Exchange Rackspace ...

Use Cloud Files to serve static content for websites

Pre-reqs A file transfer Application such as FileZilla or Winscp A Text Editor like ConText for Windows and VIM for Linux. Image(s) to display on the website Admin access to a Cloud Sites website or to your web server Procedure Use one of the several ways ...

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What is Cloud Files?

Introduction Cloud Files™ is an affordable, redundant, scalable, and dynamic storage service offering. The core storage system is designed to provide a safe, secure, automatically re-sizing and network accessible way to store data. You can store an unlimi ...

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What is a CDN?

The Wikipedia entry for CDN states: “A content delivery network or content distribution network (CDN) is a system of computers networked together across the Internet that cooperate transparently to deliver content to end users, most often for the purpose ...

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What Are The Benefits Of Using a CDN?

Benefits of a CDN Higher capacity and scale- Strategically placed servers increase the network backbone capacity and number of concurrent users handled. For instance, when there is a 10 Mbit/s network backbone and 100 Mbit/s central server capacity, only ...

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Akamai Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Akamai? Akamai Technologies, Inc. is publicly traded: (NASDAQ: AKAM) company founded in 1998. Akamai has a pervasive, highly-distributed cloud optimization platform with over 73,000 servers in 70 countries within nearly 1,000 networks. What will I ...

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Why Should I Use Cloud Files?

There are a number of reasons to choose the Cloud Files service over similar services available in the market. Simplicity of CDN functionality. Utility pricing - paying only for what you use, after you use it. Multiple APIs for developers to choose from. ...

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Is there a Cloud Files specific SLA?

Please click here to view  The Rackspace Cloud Terms of Service .  Cloud Files Account Services ...

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How Do I Use the Cloud Files CDN Manager?

Note: UK Cloud customers should use https://mycloud.rackspace.co.uk/ to access our New Cloud Control Panel. The following article will demonstrate how to create a Container within Cloud Files and also manage files within this Container through the Cloud F ...

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Cloud Files - How do Permissions Work?

There are no permissions or access controls around containers or objects other than being split into separate accounts. Users must authenticate with a valid user name and API Access Key, but once authenticated, they can create or delete containers and obj ...

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Where can I see the API?

The API documentation is available from the  Rackspace API documentation site . Client code samples can be accessed via links from the  Rackspace Cloud control panel.  To reach them log into  Rackspace Cloud control panel,  then click the "Support&qu ...

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What is the TTL attribute in a Cloud Files container?

The following article will discuss the use of a TTL (Time To Live) and how it works. Let's take a look below: When creating a Container in cloud files and making that Container public, each file within that container will have  what you call a TTL (T ...

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