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Content Delivery Network (CDN) Monitoring, Logging & Observability
Miguel Fersen, Senior Cloud Consultant @ GlobalDots 23.08.22

In 2022, global CDN usage is expected to reach over 250 exabytes per month. With more and more industries reaping the benefits of CDNs, CDN monitoring is going to become a valuable new source of information for anyone looking to understand their operational challenges or how their customers interact with their product. Industries all over […]

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CDN Monitoring – No Longer a Luxury
Content Delivery Network (CDN) Monitoring, Logging & Observability
Miguel Fersen, Senior Cloud Consultant @ GlobalDots 23.08.22

CDNs have become a standard component of any serious scaling strategy. With scaling, of course, comes an increased security challenge. This leads to code scanning, log analysis, expensive intrusion detection systems and more, but the data locked away inside of a CDN is often ignored. This data is essential to a strong security posture and […]

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Outpace Your Competition by Delivering the Fastest eCommerce Experience Possible
Content Delivery Network (CDN)
Miguel Fersen, Senior Cloud Consultant @ GlobalDots 25.07.22

Speed is one of the biggest factors to eCommerce success. Today’s consumers demand rapid content delivery and are more willing to walk away than wait. Many brands have mistakenly relied on the seemingly magical powers of the traditional Content Delivery Network (CDN), but outpacing your competition requires a comprehensive approach that accelerates every component of […]

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Latency is Having a Huge Negative Impact on eCommerce Companies
Content Delivery Network (CDN)
Miguel Fersen, Senior Cloud Consultant @ GlobalDots 25.07.22

Latency is an eCommerce killer. Studies throughout the last decade have proven that the longer your site visitor waits, the less likely they’ll convert, and the less they’ll appreciate your brand. Rapid site delivery – especially when it comes to dynamic content – is now a necessity for global-minded eCommerce companies. Speed is Key The […]

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Ensuring Business Continuity in the Face of CDN Failures
Content Delivery Network (CDN)
Miguel Fersen, Senior Cloud Consultant @ GlobalDots 13.07.22

In the rush towards ever-faster content delivery, mature organizations have prioritized ultra-low latency over basic brand reliability. CDN providers are perfectly placed to funnel the fastest traffic to the closest user, but it is becoming increasingly clear that eCommerce companies have placed them at the pinnacle of customer experience – without adequate structural support. Revenue […]

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The Costly Toll a CDN Outage Crisis Has on eCommerce Companies
Content Delivery Network (CDN)
Miguel Fersen, Senior Cloud Consultant @ GlobalDots 13.07.22

Cloud revolutionized eCommerce. Ditching costly hardware maintenance and sweaty server rooms is a blessing, but it came with its own curse: unavoidable, uncontrollable downtime. Content Delivery Network (CDN) outages hit global corporations the hardest, costing millions per minute and wreaking havoc on loyal clients. One Bug, Thousands of Outages June 8th, 2021 – the date […]

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Old Dogs, New Tricks: Innovating with CDNs
Content Delivery Network (CDN)
Dror Arie, Senior Solutions Architect @ GlobalDots 20.04.22

Today’s digital businesses with global customers cannot afford slow page loads and applications caused by physical distance and latency issues. Page load speeds can have a significant effect on customer acquisition and retention. Walmart discovered that a 1% increase in page load time results in a 2% increase in conversion rates. So businesses are using […]

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Automatically trigger CDN purge on S3 change
Content Delivery Network (CDN)
Shalom Carmel, CIO @ GlobalDots 19.04.22

A CDN requires an origin server, which can be a S3 bucket. s3-trigger-purge-cdn are python scripts that run as Lambda functions, and are triggered by file uploads to the bucket. Once triggered, the Lambda function will attempt to purge the old file from the CDN cache. Currently supported CDN vendors: Akamai Cloudflare Edgecast Fastly Highwinds […]

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Single vs. Multi CDN: Pros, Cons, Technical & Operational Considerations
Content Delivery Network (CDN)
Miguel Fersen, Senior Cloud Consultant @ GlobalDots 18.04.22

CDNs are crucial for user experience and your reputation Being around for a long time, CDNs are now an essential part of modern Internet service. A CDN helps a content owner deliver content at high speeds. This is done as a distributed system, where different servers are deployed in different datacenters worldwide and share the […]

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5 Reasons to Use jQuery CDN in Your Website
Content Delivery Network (CDN)
Shalom Carmel, CIO @ GlobalDots 10.01.22

Many different programming languages have emerged throughout computer programming and capabilities. However, some are more useful and dynamic than others: jQuery CDN is one of the most useful languages to learn and implement. A JavaScript library, such as jQuery CDN, is a collection of pre-written code. Instead of writing their code, web and application developers […]

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How to make the most out of your CDN from the start
Content Delivery Network (CDN)
Francesco Altomare, Senior Sales Engineer @ GlobalDots 02.01.22

A 2022 business needs a 2022 IT infrastructure Cloud infrastructure and Web Performance optimization have become the only means for software as a service (SAAS) companies to build scalable products, especially those targeting a large users base. At the crux of taking decisions on your IT infrastructure, certain technologies such as CDN, WAF, DNS, etc. […]

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Innovation for Global Scaling: The END. Case Study
Content Delivery Network (CDN)
Dr. Eduardo Rocha, Senior Solutions Engineer & Security Analyst @ GlobalDots 20.12.21

How to Go Global when You Are Unscalable? END. Clothing is a UK-based, eCommerce-native fashion retailer. It brings both established & young, cutting-edge luxury brands under one roof, with a specialty of limited-edition items. With fashion becoming more and more digitized over the last decade, END.’s traffic was growing quickly, both in volume and geo […]

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Case Study: Fashion Retailer Grows 45% with Holistic Performance & Security Suite
Content Delivery Network (CDN)
Dr. Eduardo Rocha, Senior Solutions Engineer & Security Analyst @ GlobalDots 20.12.21

To grow global, every online retailer needs globally scalable technology stack. This case study reveals how GlobalDots geared UK-based fashion retailer END. Clothing with the latest innovation from established and rising vendors: CDN, image optimization and security solutions. As a result, END. greatly improved its website performance and global presence, while lowering eCommerce TCO. The financial […]

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