CDN Interconnect Metadata

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Authors Ben Niven-Jenkins  , Rob Murray  , Grant Watson  , Matt Caulfield  , Kent Leung 
Last updated 2013-01-10 (latest revision 2012-07-09)
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The CDNI Metadata Interface enables interconnected CDNs to exchange content distribution metadata in order to enable content acquisition and delivery. The CDNI metadata associated with a piece of content provides a downstream CDN with sufficient information for the downstream CDN to service content requests on behalf of an upstream CDN. This document describes both the core set of CDNI metadata and the protocol for exchanging that metadata.


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