What is Content Delivery Network(CDN)?
In Generation 1, Content Delivery Network Supports only HTML pages and downloadable files.(1997-2001)
In Generation 2, Content Delivery Network supports HTML, Static contents, JS and images too. This type of CDN called Dynamic. (2001-2010)
In Generation 3, Content Delivery Network enabled to all HTML, JS, CSS, Dynamic, Static, Mobile, Images and downloadable files. This type of CDN called Multi-Purpose.(2010-till now)
More about Content Delivery Network:
It is used by many websites. For example, if you reading this text, this page has Content Delivery Network configured by the server.
Main Advantages of Content Delivery Network:
Speed for website page
It will handle high traffic
Helps to protect from DDOS attack
Reducing bandwidth consumption
It will Secure the application
Caching server helps to serve the better performance to users. It is basically available nearby your location. It will store the data from CDN(Original server) and it will send back to the user. So accessing the main server will be reduced. In this way, CDN helps us to improve the speed of a website. The cache server also called as an EDGE(Enhanced Data rates for GSM Evolution) server. To know more please visit here.
- Google Gstatic Contents
- AJAX Libraries API
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Cloudflare (Free trail available).