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David A Farber, Richard E Greer, Andrew D Swart, James A Balter: Optimized network resource location. Digital Island, IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, February 6, 2001: US06185598 (584 worldwide citation)

Resource requests made by clients of origin servers in a network are intercepted by reflector mechanisms and selectively reflected to other servers called repeaters. The reflectors select a best repeater from a set of possible repeaters and redirect the client to the selected best repeater. The clie ...


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David A Farber, Richard E Greer, Andrew D Swart, James A Balter: Internet content delivery network. Cable & Wireless Internet Services, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, November 25, 2003: US06654807 (287 worldwide citation)

Resource requests made by clients of origin servers in a network are intercepted by reflector mechanisms and selectively reflected to other servers called repeaters. The reflectors select a best repeater from a set of possible repeaters and redirect the client to the selected best repeater. The clie ...


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David A Farber, Richard E Greer, Andrew D Swart, James A Balter: Controlling subscriber information rates in a content delivery network. Level 3 Communications, May 24, 2011: US07949779 (167 worldwide citation)

A plurality of content providers provide multiple resources to multiple clients. At least some of said resources are to be served to clients from a shared content delivery network (CDN) formed by a plurality of repeater servers. Each content provider provides at least some resources via one or more ...


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David A Farber, Richard E Greer, Andrew D Swart, James A Balter: Internet content delivery network. Savvis Communications Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, May 30, 2006: US07054935 (123 worldwide citation)

Resource requests made by clients of origin servers in a network are intercepted by reflector mechanisms and selectively reflected to other servers called repeaters. The reflectors select a best repeater from a set of possible repeaters and redirect the client to the selected best repeater. The clie ...


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David A Farber, Richard E Greer, Andrew D Swart, James A Balter: Controlling subscriber information rates in a content delivery network. Level 3 Communications, May 17, 2011: US07945693 (118 worldwide citation)

A plurality of content providers provide multiple resources to multiple clients. At least some of the resources are to be served to clients from a shared content delivery network (CDN) formed by a plurality of repeater servers. Each content provider provides at least some resources via one or more c ...


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David A Farber, Richard E Greer, Andrew D Swart, James A Balter: Optimized network resource location. Level 3 Communications, October 2, 2012: US08281035 (110 worldwide citation)

A method for delivering resources in a distributed computing environment, wherein at least a first resource and a second resource are associated with a content provider, and wherein the first resource references the second resource via a first uniform resource locator (URL), the first URL having a f ...


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David A Farber, Richard E Greer, Andrew D Swart, James A Balter: Resource invalidation in a content delivery network. Level 3 Communications, November 15, 2011: US08060613 (73 worldwide citation)

A repeater server in a content delivery network (CDN) maintains a list of resources that are no longer valid. When the server gets a request for a resource, it checks whether that resource is on the list, and, if so, it replicates the resource from a content provider's content source such as an orig ...


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David A Farber, Richard E Greer, Andrew D Swart, James A Balter: Delivering resources to clients in a distributed computing environment with rendezvous based on load balancing and network conditions. Level 3 Communications, October 23, 2012: US08296396 (64 worldwide citation)

A plurality of repeater servers form a shared content delivery network (CDN) to serve resources to clients on behalf of a plurality of content providers. First and second resources are associated with a first content provider, the first resource referencing the second resource. The second resource i ...


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David A Farber, Richard E Greer, Andrew D Swart, James A Balter: Shared content delivery infrastructure. Level 3 Communications, July 2, 2013: US08478903 (53 worldwide citation)

A system in which a plurality of content providers provide multiple resources to multiple clients, wherein each content provider provides at least some resources via one or more content sources associated with that content provider. A client requests a resource from a content provider, where the res ...


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David A Farber, Richard E Greer, Andrew D Swart, James A Balter: Shared content delivery infrastructure with rendezvous based on load balancing and network conditions. Level 3 Communications, October 16, 2012: US08291046 (51 worldwide citation)

A method of processing requests for resources in a system in which a plurality of content providers provide multiple resources. Content providers offload the serving of some of their resources to a shared content delivery network (CDN) formed by a plurality of servers. The CDN is shared among the co ...



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