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F Thomson Leighton, Daniel M Lewin: Global hosting system. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, David H Judson, August 22, 2000: US06108703 (828 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a network architecture or framework that supports hosting and content distribution on a truly global scale. The inventive framework allows a Content Provider to replicate and serve its most popular content at an unlimited number of points throughout the world. The inventive ...


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F Thomson Leighton, Daniel M Lewin: Content delivery network using edge-of-network servers for providing content delivery to a set of participating content providers. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, David H Judson, April 22, 2003: US06553413 (400 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a network architecture or framework that supports hosting and content distribution on a truly global scale. The inventive framework allows a Content Provider to replicate and serve its most popular content at an unlimited number of points throughout the world. The inventive ...


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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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F Thomson Leighton: Method for protecting content using watermarking. David H Judson, September 7, 1999: US05949885 (288 worldwide citation)

A watermarking procedure wherein each of a set of copies of the work has a slightly-modified form of a "baseline" watermark that is placed within a critical region of the data. The slight variations in the watermarks, however, are not perceptually visible and do not interfere with the work. If multi ...


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F Thomson Leighton, Daniel M Lewin: Method and system for providing content delivery to a set of participating content providers. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, David H Judson, September 5, 2006: US07103645 (251 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a network architecture or framework that supports hosting and content distribution on a truly global scale. The inventive framework allows a Content Provider to replicate and serve its most popular content at an unlimited number of points throughout the world. The inventive ...


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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, November 6, 2007: US07293093 (175 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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F Thomson Leighton, Rizwan S Dhanldina, Robert Kleinberg, Matthew Levine, Daniel M Lewin, Andrew Parker, Adrian Soviani, Ravi Sundaram: Network performance monitoring in a content delivery service. Akamai Technologies, David H Judson, May 11, 2010: US07716367 (170 worldwide citation)

A network architecture or framework that supports hosting and content distribution on a truly global scale allows a Content Provider to replicate and serve its most popular content at an unlimited number of points throughout the world. The inventive framework comprises a set of servers operating in ...


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F Thomson Leighton, Daniel M Lewin, Anne E Lewin legal representative: HTML delivery from edge-of-network servers in a content delivery network (CDN). Akamai Technologies, David H Judson, September 29, 2009: US07596619 (118 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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David Karger, Eric Lehman, F Thomson Leighton, Matthew Levine, Daniel Lewin, Rina Panagrahy: Method and apparatus for distributing requests among a plurality of resources. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, August 6, 2002: US06430618 (112 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method and apparatus for distributing a request to one of a plurality of resources. A request is mapped to a location in mathematical mapping space. Each of the plurality of resources is mapped to a respective location or locations in the mathematical mapping space. The re ...


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F Thomson Leighton, Anne E Lewin legal representative, Ravi Sundaram, Rizwan S Dhanidina, Robert Kleinberg, Matthew Levine, Adrian M Soviani, Bruce Maggs, Hariharan Shankar Rahul, Srikanth Thirumalai, Jay Gunvantrai Parikh, Yoav O Yerushalmi: Global load balancing across mirrored data centers. Akamai Technologies, David H Judson, September 19, 2006: US07111061 (104 worldwide citation)

The invention is an intelligent traffic redirection system that does global load balancing. It can be used in any situation where an end-user requires access to a replicated resource. The method directs end-users to the appropriate replica so that the route to the replica is good from a network stan ...