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Using LL-HLS with byte-range addressing to achieve interoperability in low latency streaming

HTTP Adaptive Segmented (HAS) streaming began to be used at scale from 2008 to 2012, with the advent of Move Networks, Microsoft Smooth Streaming, Apple HLS, Adobe HDS, and MPEG DASH. With ...
HTTP/3: Ready to Land

HTTP/3: Ready to Land

Hi, my name is Mike Bishop; I'm the editor of the newest version of HTTP, HTTP/3. I'm part of Foundry, a team at Akamai that focuses on new and emerging technologies that ...
What's New in Security, Part 2

What’s New in Security, Part 2

Welcome to the Akamai Platform Update! We're presenting an entire week of learning about Akamai's recent product updates. Each day, we'll highlight our latest innovations in each area of the Akamai Intelligent ...
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Akamai Drives New Standards and Enhances Authoritative DNS and Load Balancing Services

For more than 20 years, Akamai's customers have trusted our global edge platform to deliver their content, secure their web applications, and accelerate end-user experiences. As the basis for our mapping functions, ...
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Balancing Protection with Performance to Double Down on DDoS

Combating DDoS attacks with the highest quality of mitigation means having the right platform, processes, and people in place. At Akamai, we're recognized as a leader for DDoS mitigation solutions based on ...
Making the Edge Come Alive

Making the Edge Come Alive

In April 2019, Netflix viewers streamed 164 million hours of on-demand content per day. Fast forward a year. In April 2020, Twitch streamed 55 million hours per day. The vast majority of ...
Preparing for Y2038 (Already?!)

Preparing for Y2038 (Already?!)

| | Standards and Protocols
It somehow doesn't seem that long ago, but nineteen years ago during Y2K I spent my New Year's Eve in the Akamai Network Operations center, waiting to respond to anything that might ...
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Architectural paths for evolving the DNS

The Domain Name System (DNS) is one of the Internet's fundamental systems, providing the top-level hierarchy for naming Internet resources. One of its purposes is to act as a sort of phonebook, ...