content delivery network


Content Delivery Network

Following are some of the top features of Rackspace CDN:

Powered by the Akamai content delivery network

Using the Akamai network, Rackspace employs a custom map of over 200 edge nodes across six continents. This map includes 77...
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To delete a CDN service, follow these steps:

1. Access CDN as described in Access Rackspace CDN.

2. In the list of CDN services, click the gear icon beside the service that you want to delete and select Delete Service.

3. In...
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To purge a file from a CDN service, follow these steps:

1. Access CDN as described in Access Rackspace CDN.

2. In the list of CDN services, click the gear icon beside the service from which you want to purge a file and select...
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To rename a service in Rackspace CDN, follow these steps:

1. Access Rackspace CDN as described in Access Rackspace CDN.

2. In the list of CDN services, click the gear icon beside the service that you want to rename and select...
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To enable or disable logging for a Rackspace CDN service, follow these steps. By default, logging in is disabled when you create a service.

1. Access Rackspace CDN as described in Access Rackspace CDN.

2. In the list of CDN...
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Restriction rules limit who can see your content. Restriction rules define the traffic to allow. For example, a Referrer value of website.com allows traffic being requested from website.com; it does not deny traffic from website....
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Caching rules are designed to determine how long your content should live on the edge nodes before the origin is checked for an update. If your content changes frequently, you might want to set up a time to live (TTL) rule that...
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You can add origins to your CDN service. For example, if all your images are stored in a Cloud Block Storage volume attached to one server, and your web code lives on another server, you need to specify both servers as origins....
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You can add an additional domain to your service, and you must always create a CNAME for your service. The following sections provide information for these steps.

Add a domain

To add an additional domain to your service,...
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Rackspace Cloud Files is storage service that enables users to store an unlimited number of files and to publish and distribute content behind a content delivery network (CDN). Following are some differences between Rackspace CDN...
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The following terminology provides a basis for understanding Rackspace CDN:

Content delivery network (CDN)

A content delivery network (CDN) is a system of multiple computers that contains copies of data stored at various...
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Rackspace CDN currently has the following limits:

100 domains per service
8 KB maximum size for request body in the API
 

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You can access Rackspace CDN in the following ways:  

 

You can access and use Rackspace CDN through the GUI interface of the Cloud Control Panel. Click Storage in the top navigation bar and select CDN, as shown in the...
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Following are some uses of Rackspace CDN:

Website acceleration

Commonly built with a mix of static objects and text, formatting like CSS, and some media components like marketing videos, websites can be CDN enabled quickly and...
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When you access Rackspace CDN through the Cloud Control Panel (as described in Access Rackspace CDN), the Content Delivery Network (CDN) page is displayed. If you have already created any services, they are listed. To create a...
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Rackspace CDN [product page] is a content delivery network (CDN) service that you can use to CDN-enable your website. It offers features such as pulling content from your website’s origin servers, rules for caching, access...
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Rackspace CDN requires that you specify your origin for your CDN service and that you create a CNAME for your service. You can use the DNS Management in Rackspace Cloud Sites to create, modify, and delete DNS records, as well as...
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A content delivery network (CDN) is a network of servers distributed across the globe that caches and serves content from the location closest to the end user. Many Rackspace customers provide a better user experience for their...
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Rackspace CDN [product page] offers the following certificate types for secure delivery: Rackspace shared domain, SAN, and Custom. These types are distinguished by how much ownership a customer has over the secure certificate. ...
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When choosing to use the content delivery network (CDN) to accelerate your website and the images and videos on that website, you are responsible for all bandwidth costs associated with delivery of your content over the public...
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Mobile Devices

CUSTOMER BUSINESS: Saint Francis High School is a college preparatory, coed Catholic school in Mountain View, California.CHALLENGES: Saint Francis needed an effective way to distribute educational content to 1,800 iPad devices,...
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