Since 1999, Akamai has built a large-scale distributed system with 30,000+ servers spread across 1000+ networks and 70+ countries. Akamai’s technology-at its core, applied mathematics and algorithms-manages the distribution of large content libraries and intelligently optimizes routes to accelerate dynamic sites and applications.
This talk will focus on the design principles and architecture of the Akamai network and how it enables the Internet to deliver large libraries of HD content and accelerates dynamic transactions.
Harald Prokop is Senior VP of Engineering at Akamai. He manages Akamai’s engineering efforts and is responsible for building the services that run on Akamai’s globally distributed computing platform. He helps to define and is responsible for executing Akamai’s technology strategy with a focus on innovative, market-leading services based on customer requirements.
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