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There is a lot said in the Internet about how Content Delivery Networks speed-up the delivery of static content to a website. Sure — there is a lot of sense in saying that servers that are in physical proximity to the end point (typically a browser) are capable of delivering content with lesser latency than those that are on another continent. There were some important questions that I did not ask myself when I used Akamai’s CDN (due credit to them for nicely abstracting these details away!). Off late I have been reading about Coral, a more open CDN in an academic sense. Read More »