Globule: A collaborative content delivery network

Guillaume Pierre*, Maarten van Steen

*Corresponding author for this work

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We present Globule, a collaborative content delivery network developed by our research group. Globule is composed of Web servers that cooperate across a wide area network to provide performance and availability guarantees to the sites they host. We discuss the issues involved in developing and setting up a large-scale collaborative CDN and provide solutions for many of its unique problems.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)127-133
Number of pages7
JournalIEEE communications magazine
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2006
Externally publishedYes


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