[Owasp-leaders] Akamai

Chris Schmidt chris.schmidt at owasp.org
Tue Feb 22 14:55:38 EST 2011


Mike - 

Are you aware of any existing plugins for MediaWiki to use Akamai? This
would probably greatly simplify the integration.


On 2/22/11 12:50 PM, "Jim Manico" <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:

> 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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Chris Schmidt
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