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Joel M Wein, John Josef Kloninger, Mark C Nottingham, David R Karger, Philip A Lisiecki: Content delivery network (CDN) content server request handling mechanism with metadata framework support. Akamai Technologies, David H Judson, July 3, 2007: US07240100 (491 worldwide citation)

To serve content through a content delivery network (CDN), the CDN must have some information about the identity, characteristics and state of its target objects. Such additional information is provided in the form of object metadata, which according to the invention can be located in the request st ...


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F Thomson Leighton, Anne E Lewin legal representative: HTML delivery from edge-of-network servers in a content delivery network (CDN). Akamai Technologies, David H Judson, February 7, 2006: US06996616 (323 worldwide citation)

A content delivery network is enhanced to provide for delivery of cacheable markup language content files such as HTML. To support HTML delivery, the content provider provides the CDNSP with an association of the content provider's domain name (e.g., www.customer.com) to an origin server domain name ...


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Daniel M Lewin, Bruce Maggs, John Josef Kloninger: Internet content delivery service with third party cache interface support. Akamai Technologies, David H Judson, March 7, 2006: US07010578 (304 worldwide citation)

Third party cache appliances are configured into a content delivery service to enable such devices to cache and serve content that has been tagged for delivery by the service. The invention enables the content delivery service to extend the reach of its network while taking advantage of high perform ...


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Brian Kenner, Arnold Karush: System and method for optimized storage and retrieval of data on a distributed computer network. Akamai Technologies, December 16, 2003: US06665706 (234 worldwide citation)

A system and method for the optimized storage and retrieval of video data at distributed sites calls for the deployment of “Smart Mirror” sites throughout a network, each of which maintains a copy of certain data managed by the system. Every user is assigned to a specific delivery site based on an a ...


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Brian Kenner, Kenneth W Colby, Lonnie J Brownell, Guy P Weathersby: System and method for selection and retrieval of diverse types of video data on a computer network. Akamai Technologies, David H Judson, July 16, 2002: US06421726 (232 worldwide citation)

A system and method for the selection and retrieval of various types of video data from distributed delivery sites calls for the deployment of “Smart Mirror” sites throughout a network, each of which maintains a copy of certain data managed by the system. Each “Smart Mirror” site maintains copies of ...


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Brian Kenner, Arnold Karush: System and method for optimized storage and retrieval of data on a distributed computer network. Akamai Technologies, David H Judson, December 31, 2002: US06502125 (231 worldwide citation)

A system and method for the optimized storage and retrieval of video data at distributed sites calls for the deployment of “Smart Mirror” sites throughout a network, each of which maintains a copy of certain data managed by the system. Every user is assigned to a specific delivery site based on an a ...


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Shankar Iyer, Sridhara Lanka: Method and apparatus for determining latency between multiple servers and a client. Akamai Technologies, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, Kirk D Wong, June 6, 2006: US07058706 (220 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for determining latency between multiple servers and a client receives requests for content server addresses from local domain names servers (LDNS). POPs that can serve the content are determined and sent latency metric requests. The content server receives the request for lat ...


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Eric Sven Johan Swildens, Richard David Day, Ajit K Gupta: Method for determining metrics of a content delivery and global traffic management network. Akamai Technologies, Kirk D Wong, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, April 21, 2009: US07523181 (204 worldwide citation)

A method for determining metrics of a content delivery and global traffic management network provides service metric probes that determine the service availability and metric measurements of types of services provided by a content delivery machine. Latency probes are also provided for determining th ...


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Andrew Thomas Davis, Jay Parikh, Srinivasan Pichai, Eddie Ruvinsky, Daniel Stodolsky, Mark Tsimelzon, William E Weihl: Java application framework for use in a content delivery network (CDN). Akamai Technologies, David H Judson, October 24, 2006: US07127713 (204 worldwide citation)

An application deployment model for enterprise applications to enable such applications to be deployed to and executed from a globally distributed computing platform, such as an Internet content delivery network (CDN). According to the invention, application developers separate their Web application ...


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Eric Sven Johan Swildens, Richard David Day, Ajit K Gupta: Content delivery and global traffic management network system. Akamai Technologies, Kirk D Wong, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, March 20, 2007: US07194522 (198 worldwide citation)

A content delivery and global traffic management network system provides a plurality of caching servers connected to a network. The caching servers host customer content that can be cached and stored, and respond to requests for Web content from clients. If the requested content does not exist in me ...