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Using Content Delivery Networks (CDN) to Speed Up Content Load on the Web

Waiting for content to be loadedYou may have heard somewhere on the net:
You may notice that this website is loaded very fast. It is since it uses CDN to deliver static contents

This article will elaborate a bit about Content Delivery Networks or CDN. You will find information about what constitutes a CDN and how it can speed up content retrieval.

Content Delivery Networks (CDN) is sometimes also referred to as Content Distribution Networks. It can be defined as dedicated collections of servers located on the internet which attempt to offload work from origin servers by delivering content on their behalf. In order to get better understanding of this definition, you will be provided a picture which represents an example of CDN.
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Questioning the Future Web

Hi folks. The web 2.0 buzz is not over yet. We still see how old webs are transformed into more catchy and responsive web 2.0. We see extensive usage of gradation colors and light color schemes for the user interfaces. We also see how social networking applications are built which rely on user-centric contribution (or distributed contribution) instead of the old centralized and wholly administered classic webs.

Still, the web is evolving today as it was in the past. At the surface, we see how the paradigm toward the existence of web has shifted. Thanks to all web advocates who provide good reasonings to the management so that web is accepted as a part of the industry, a powerful marketing means, company’s brand and front-office. Thanks to all web PRs who provide shelters for information seekers and access for contributors in their managed and promoted sites. Thanks to all of us because we have contributed to the spreading of web evangelization, either voluntarily or paid, consciously or unconsciously, by adding contents to webs we visit, social apps we use, forums we participate, etc. We have helped the web to evolve and the evolution will resort to revisiting the web terminology, web infrastructures. We are questioning the future web. What will the future web look like? What will the future web serve us?

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