Micro PoPs: Placing your PoPs for content delivery reach

Technology evolves alongside what is demanded of it. This is true for digital content delivery and more specifically for video streaming. As we head into the 5G content delivery era, what will content delivery -- and the traditional CDN look like? We draw on insights shared by CacheFly’s CTO Matt Levine in conversation with Varnish Software’s Technical Evangelist, Thijs Feryn to peek into the near future.

 

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11/26/20 2:49 PM
by Alexandra Lehner

On the edge of enabling real-time 5G experiences

Now that we’re starting to move beyond the hype around 5G and dig into what its introduction and eventual ubiquity will mean, we can see immediate and obvious benefits around fairly standard performance improvements, such as faster data speeds. Users will be able to, for example, download video faster on their mobile devices. This is great, but it’s not the seismic shift we’ve been promised. 

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2/12/20 4:01 PM
by Miles Weaver

Streaming a multimedia feast: Scale up and deliver content seamlessly

The verdict is in: Americans are spending increasing amounts of time each day consuming different forms of media - a growing amount of it streaming video. Eleven hours a day, according to Nielsen - yes, you read that right: 11 hours. US adults are consuming media every day in one form or another for about two-thirds of the average adult’s waking hours, for those counting. Similar content consumption patterns hold true for audiences/users everywhere.

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8/8/18 1:30 PM
by Erika Wolfe

HTTP streaming: Live/linear and OTT streaming

It might be reductive to explain in any great detail the difference between live/linear streaming versus OTT (over-the-top) or on-demand streaming. Most people reading this probably know the difference. That said, there might be people reading this who nevertheless want to learn more and may even be looking for help in implementing or optimizing their HTTP streaming solutions.

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6/14/17 1:43 PM
by Erika Wolfe

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The Varnish blog is where our team writes about all things related to Varnish Cache and Varnish Software...or simply vents.

 

 
 

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