proxy mirror/cache

Adam Stevenson adamstevenson at gmail.com
Wed Jun 26 20:30:51 MDT 2013


Have you looked at using AWS?  I believe that Cloudfront was created for
this exact sort of thing.
http://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2009/12/15/announcing-cloudfront-streaming/

Adam


On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 4:37 PM, Wade Shearer <wadeshearer.lists at me.com>wrote:

> The site isn't under my control and I won't have control over the
> individual clients. Basically, I'd like any client that joins the network
> (most are wireless) pull from the mirror.
>
>
> On 26 Jun 2013, at 16:27 , "S. Dale Morrey" <sdalemorrey at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Is the website under your control?  If not you could probably do ok
> > sticking a mirror up and updating the hosts file to point to the mirror.
> > If it is under your control you could probably set the cache flag and
> cache
> > expiration to aggressive and never respectively.  This would help a lot
> > since intermediary servers would tend to cache it closer to home.
>  Another
> > option again if things are under your control is to use a CDN such as
> > Cloudfront to get the content closer to the end user.
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 4:14 PM, Wade Shearer <wadeshearer.lists at me.com
> >wrote:
> >
> >> I manage internet at a facility where internet speeds are insufficient.
> >> Increasing the speeds is not an option. The primary issue is streaming
> >> video. Most of the video is played from a single website. So, I'm
> looking
> >> into the possibility of setting up some sort of proxy that mirrors the
> >> content internally. I'd like it to be seamless so that when the files
> are
> >> requested, the user is oblivious to the fact that they are getting a
> local,
> >> cached version. The video changes infrequently so it could have a long
> >> expiration date.
> >>
> >> What would it take to make something like this work?
> >>
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