08521813 is referenced by 66 patents and cites 63 patents.

A method for populating edge servers within a content delivery network (CDN) having a plurality of points of presence (POPs) is disclosed. A first function is performed that gathers popularity information for a content object. Popularity trends for the popularity information are determined through analysis with historical popularity information. A number of copies of the content object for each of the plurality of POPs is determined. The number is passed as a variable to a second function. The second function is performed that adds or deletes copies of the content object for each of the plurality of POPs as a function of the popularity trend and the number.

Title
Content replication workflow in content delivery networks
Application Number
13/336831
Publication Number
8521813 (B2)
Application Date
December 23, 2011
Publication Date
August 27, 2013
Inventor
Wylie Swanson
Tempe
AZ, US
Sig Lange
Tempe
AZ, US
Neil Dunbar
Bristol
GB
Jared Boelens
Tempe
AZ, US
Jacob S Roersma
Grand Rapids
MI, US
Bryan Black
Tempe
AZ, US
Agent
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton
Assignee
Limelight Networks
AZ, US
IPC
G06F 15/16
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