2010-12-23 00:00:00 | Distribution The Last Mile Cooperation Net Neutrality

Does Net Neutrality issue in USA affect the Internet?

Not really.

The USA accounts for (approximately) just 10% of the entire global population of Internet users:

http://www.internetworldstats.com/stats.htm

 

2010-12-22 00:00:00 | Technology

CDN performance heavily disrupted by DNS services

There have been some recent discussions about DNS services affecting the performance of CDNs. People are complaining that CDN powered content is terribly slow after they switched to other DNS services such as OpenDNS or Google DNS.

Most CDNs use DNS tricks to redirect end users to a nearby edge server. People are blaming DNS services that the performance of CDN based content is affected. But in reality, it’s the CDNs fault, they are abusing DNS:

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2010-12-20 00:00:00 | Sit Back And Enjoy

Enjoy the holidays

Every year, our traditional fireplace streams generate TB’s and TB’s of traffic from all over the world:

http://www.streamzillacdn.com/showcase/fireplace-tv-sample-streams

I wish you a great Christmas and a happy New Year!
 

 

2010-12-11 00:00:00 | Uncategorized

Snapstick

Snapstick is vaporware today, but this video is a nice example of where TV browsing and EPG interaction is moving towards, as I’ve been writing.

No EPG or interaction on the big screen, your pad or phone is for interaction and GUI, the big screen is for viewing. Open Play. Who needs a Set Top Box?

 

2010-12-09 00:00:00 | Technology Marketing

Announcement: the CDN Technologies white paper

We are very busy writing our 2011 CDN Technologies white paper. The document will unveil many innovative and revolutionary technologies, solutions and architectures that will drastically change the way CDN technology vendors and CDN operators look at their current DNS, caching and appliance based CDN architectures and solutions. The document is expected to be released in Q1 2011. To pre-read a beta version, send an email from your business email address to