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Tuesday, April 14 • 4:20pm - 5:10pm
Traffic Server on the Edge - Alan Carroll, Network Geographics

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In this talk I will look briefly at what Traffic Server does and its basic use. I will then look at building vertically integrated network infrastructure for content delivery networks using Traffic Server as a component. The focus will be on the challenges encountered in this infrastructure, key benefits of such deployments, along with the impact on the Apache community. Some examples of deployed CDNs will be examined.

I will conclude by looking at Traffic Server in the edge architecture as it is used by an increasingly diverse ecosystem. The reward for a job well done is a harder job and as Traffic Server succeeds in single purpose CDNs it is expected to succeed in multi-tenant environments and blend smoothly in to the cloud. These are currently open issues and I will discuss why they are desired, the problems involved, and some of the efforts at overcoming those proble


Alan M. Carroll

Senior Technical Yahoo, Yahoo!
I started coding when I was 9, went professional at 14, and never looked back. My first big project was Epoch, the original X-Windowing version of GNU Emacs. I worked at a small startup until it was, through a string of acquisitions, acquired by Cisco. I worked on security and firewall management software until leaving Cisco due to a site shutdown. I ran my own product and then consulting firm (Network Geographics) until I was hired away from... Read More →

Tuesday April 14, 2015 4:20pm - 5:10pm
Zilker 4

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