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Mark Brady, Maksim Yevmenkin, Paul E Stolorz, John K Salmon, Michael S Warren, Jeffrey Koller, Aric Hagberg, David Pfitzner, Ted Middleton: Policy-based content delivery network selection. Level 3 Communications, Davidson Berquist Jackson & Gowdy, Brian Siritzky, December 28, 2010: US07860964 (117 worldwide citation)

In a framework wherein resources of a content provider may be delivered to clients from different domains, a method distributes the requests based on content-provider policies. In some cases, the domains include at least two distinct content delivery network (CDN) domains. The domains may include a ...


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Paul E Stolorz, John K Salmon, Michael S Warren, Jeffrey G Koller, Maksim Yevmenkin, Mark Brady, David Pfitzner, Ted Middleton, Aric Hagberg: Policy-based content delivery network selection. Level 3 Communications, February 4, 2014: US08645517 (68 worldwide citation)

In a framework wherein resources of a content provider may be delivered to clients from different domains, a method distributes the requests based on content-provider policies. In some cases, the domains include at least two distinct content delivery network (CDN) domains. The domains may include a ...


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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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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 ...


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Lewis Robert Varney, Laurence R Lipstone, William Crowder, Andrew Swart, Christopher Newton: Devices and methods supporting content delivery with adaptation services. LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, May 16, 2017: US09654356 (1 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 adaptation services.


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Christopher Newton, Lewis Robert Varney, Laurence R Lipstone, William Crowder, Andrew Swart: Request processing in a content delivery network. Level 3 Communications, September 5, 2017: US09755914 (1 worldwide citation)

A content delivery framework (CDF) includes a plurality of devices, each device configured to run at least one content delivery (CD) service of a plurality of CD services. The plurality of CD services comprise one or more CD service networks, and each particular CD service network has a dynamic netw ...