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Akamai etc. II
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- Subject: Akamai etc. II
- From: Heiko Recktenwald <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2000 22:09:07 +0200 (CEST)
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Wenn wir alle Standleitung haben:
>ISP how, with Akamai servers locally, its customers will pull far less
>web traffic across the ISP's backbone that they would if the ISP tried to
>do its own caching. Or, if the ISP just sent the packets back and forth
>to the content provider's central servers. In addition Akamai can
>demonstrate how, in return for nothing more than some co-lo space and
>bandwidth, the ISP will save bandwidth and give its customers better service.
The advantages of distributing client-servers hasn't been lost on the open
source community either. A very good editorial, "Client as Server: The New
Model," was put up this weekend at
http://www.freshmeat.net/news/2000/04/16/955943940.html Starting with "the
client is the server" Internet paradigm, it covers distributed computing
project (e.g., seti@home), the Napster phenomenon and its major offspring:
Gnutella and freenet.
This isn't Kansas anymore...