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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 (635 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: Optimized network resource location. Level 3 Communications, October 2, 2012: US08281035 (146 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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William Crowder, Andrew Swart, Christopher Newton, Lewis Robert Varney, Laurence R Lipstone: Devices and methods supporting content delivery with rendezvous services. LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, July 11, 2017: US09705754 (5 worldwide citation)

A device supporting content delivery is configured to run at least one content delivery (CD) service of a plurality of CD services. The plurality of CD services include rendezvous services.


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Lewis Robert Varney, Laurence R Lipstone, William Crowder, Andrew Swart, Christopher Newton: Responsibility-based cache peering. LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, June 20, 2017: US09686148 (5 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method, operable in a network comprising multiple delivery service endpoints running on a plurality of devices. Each delivery service endpoint delivers resources. A plurality of the multiple delivery service endpoints comprise a group, each node in the group having at least on ...


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Lewis Robert Varney, Laurence R Lipstone, William Crowder, Andrew Swart, Christopher Newton: Dynamic fill target selection in a content delivery framework. Level 3 Communications, February 6, 2018: US09887885 (3 worldwide citation)

In a content delivery framework including a network with multiple delivery service endpoints running on devices, the multiple service endpoints forming a plurality of sub-clusters, a group is defined from a set of nodes comprising delivery service instances across the devices of the plurality of sub ...


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Christopher Newton, Lewis Robert Varney, Laurence R Lipstone, William Crowder, Andrew Swart: Responsibility-based request processing. LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, October 10, 2017: US09787551 (2 worldwide citation)

A method is operable in a network comprising multiple service endpoints, the service endpoints running on a plurality of devices, wherein the multiple service endpoints form one or more sub-clusters. The method includes defining a group from an arbitrary set of nodes comprising service instances acr ...


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Christopher Newton, Lewis Robert Varney, Laurence R Lipstone, William Crowder, Andrew Swart: Event stream collector systems, methods, and devices. LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, August 1, 2017: US09722884 (2 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method includes, by a particular service: receiving at least one event stream of event data, the event data relating to operation of at least one type of service, each event of the at least one event stream comprising: (i) a timestamp for the event, (ii) information relating t ...


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Farber David A, Greer Richard E, Swart Andrew D, Balter James A: Optimized network resource location. Digital Island, October 10, 2001: EP1143337-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

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


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Farber David A, Greer Richard E, Swart Andrew D, Balter James A: Optimized network resource location. Digital Island, Farber David A, Greer Richard E, Swart Andrew D, Balter James A, LAZAR Dale S, August 12, 1999: WO/1999/040514 (2 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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Lewis Robert Varney, Laurence R Lipstone, William Crowder, Andrew Swart, Christopher Newton: Multi-level peering in a content delivery framework. Level 3 Communications, May 30, 2017: US09667506 (1 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method is operable in a content delivery framework having a network comprising multiple service endpoints running on a plurality of devices. A plurality of the service endpoints comprise a peer group. Each node in the peer group has at least one kind of responsibility. The met ...