Yesterday I posted about how Limelight Networks was used as the primary caching content provider for NBCOlympics.com and lifted a huge burden off on the public Internet by leveraging relationships with last mile ISPs.
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Akamai disputes Limelight Networks' take on its infrastructure and my recent post, Limelight Networks: Why the Olympics didn't 'Melt' the Internet. Limelight, however, says its implementation facts are accurate and that it absolutely stands behind its words.
I admit it, even I was skeptical.
My ZDNet colleagues Tom Steinert-Threlkeld and Ryan Stewart ran the raw numbers on Olympics online viewership. While the amount of traffic on the videos over the weekend was impressive -- 3.
This video, courtesy of the Large Hadron Collider folks at CERN, is one of the most nerdy and awesome vids I've seen on YouTube in ages.I don't know about you guys, but I'm hiding under my bed the day they fire up that thing to full power.
We've all thought about it. The question is, if you had permission from your spouse, who would it be?
It's not often when a piece of technology impresses me enough that I do the "wow" thing when I'm using it. But the Silverlight streaming video implementation on NBCOlympics.
From the GroundWork "Open Source Idol" Contest at LinuxWorld Expo. Oy Vey.
Yup. I'm now a Vista user. As I mentioned in a previous post, circumstances have recently required that I buy a new desktop PC.
Where's the hot chicks? Yeah you heard it, Summer LinuxWorld Expo sucked.