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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, 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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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 (329 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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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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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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Avraham T Freedman: Content delivery network map generation using passive measurement data. Akarnai Technologies, David H Judson, February 28, 2006: US07007089 (203 worldwide citation)

A routing method operative in a content delivery network (CDN) where the CDN includes a request routing mechanism for routing clients to subsets of edge servers within the CDN. According to the routing method, TCP connection data statistics are collected are edge servers located within a CDN region. ...


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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 (202 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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Swaminathan Sivasubramanian, David R Richardson, Christopher L Scofield, Bradley E Marshall: Request routing using network computing components. Amazon Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, April 12, 2011: US07925782 (202 worldwide citation)

A system, method and computer-readable medium for request routing. A DNS server at a content delivery network service provider obtains a DNS query corresponding to a resource requested from a client computing device and associated with a first resource identifier. The first resource identifier inclu ...


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John A Dilley, Andrew D Berkheimer: Method and system for tiered distribution in a content delivery network. Akamai Technologies, David H Judson, November 7, 2006: US07133905 (193 worldwide citation)

A tiered distribution service is provided in a content delivery network (CDN) having a set of surrogate origin (namely, “edge”) servers organized into regions and that provide content delivery on behalf of participating content providers, wherein a given content provider operates an origin server. A ...