[Owasp-leaders] Akamai

Jim Manico jim.manico at owasp.org
Tue Feb 22 14:50:42 EST 2011


I stand corrected, thanks for this Mike.

Tom++

- Jim

> Hi folks
> 
> Basically you have a dns name such as origin.owasp.org and a www.owasp.org
> which is a cname to www.owasp.org.edgekey.net.  You can change
> origin.owasp.org to point to any server, just like you would change it
> without Akamai in the picture.  The big question is how much do you have
> integrated already.
> 
> In most cases it makes sense to build on the new servers in conjunction with
> Akamai integration (you use a test hostname for the integration), then flip
> the whole thing via CNAME at the end.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On 2/19/11 6:50 PM, "Jim Manico" <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:
> 
>> Mike,
>>
>> I'm stoked that Akamai is donating CDN services to OWASP! Awesome!
>>
>> We are changing hosting providers for our wiki to Rackspace or the like. Its
>> currently hosted at a private company. Do you think there any reason why we
>> can't flip the Akamai "on" switch now before we migrate hosting? Or is it
>> better to wait until after we switch hosting? How much effort is this?
>>
>> I'm of the mind to turn that beast on now - but I'd like your opinion first.
>>
>> This is a hot topic. If you don't mind, please email the leaders list - many
>> folks are interested in this.
>>
>> Cheers and thank you,
>>
>> -Jim Manico
>> http://manico.net
> 



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