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Posts by David Henzel

December 11, 2010

MaxCDN Offers Easy Transition for Stranded SimpleCDN Customers

Good evening everyone, I heard some surprising and disturbing news tonight. As we were leaving the office Friday evening, we got word that SimpleCDN announced, a direct competitor of ours, is having severe difficulties with their service provider(s). It appears that many of their customers are currently without service, or will potentially be without service... Read More

November 30, 2010

Plug-in Round Up

 Wordpress CDN The most popular WordPress module is W3 Total-Cache! W3 Total-Cache allows people running WordPress sites to easily and immediately take advantage of the performance boost provided by a CDN. W3 Total-Cache allows for one click integrations. If you’re running a WordPress site, take advantage of MaxCDN’s WordPress CDN and make your site faster!... Read More

November 22, 2010

Control Panel 2.1 Launch

This launch brings some new features and bug fixes that have been identified by our Quality Assurance Team as well as those submitted to us by our customers. NEW FEATURES:   Push Zone Debugger: Like our Pull Zone debugger you will now be able to check a file’s status on each of our Push Zone... Read More

October 25, 2010

MaxCDN Partners with to Create Joomla CDN Plugin

Through this plugin, Joomla – the dynamic portal engine and content management system – links with MaxCDN’scutting-edge Content Delivery Network (CDN) to accelerate Website efficiency LOS ANGELES, CA, October 25, 2010 — MaxCDN, a premier Content Delivery Network (CDN) provider based in Los Angeles, announces today the integration of a groundbreaking Joomla CDN plug-in for... Read More

October 20, 2010

Using MaxCDN for paid or subscription-only video streaming

Paid video website concept One question many clients have is if they can use CDN for paid/subscriber-only video streaming. The short answer is “Yes”, but there’s a lot of work involved in building such structure. As it known to all, CDN cannot run server-side scripting such as PHP, Ruby, and ASP etc… And such coding... Read More

HostGator adds a global whitelist for MaxCDN IPs on their firewalls.

Hello everyone, Some of our clients who host their websites with HostGator have been experiencing intermittent “502 Bad Gateway” errors with their Pull Zones. Investigating the issue, it appeared that some of HostGator servers’ firewalls have been temporarily blocking MaxCDN due to the traffic used to pull data off the clients’ origin servers in order to... Read More

October 14, 2010

Blog World Expo 2010 #BWE10

Hey everyone! Just a reminder that some of our NetDNA team are taking a break from our busy LA schedule this weekend to head out to the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas, for a few days. We’ll be sure to kick back and enjoy ourselves, but rest assured, the trip is business-related. This... Read More

September 29, 2010

Tutorial Released for Joomla CDN Implementation with MaxCDN

Joomla is an award-winning content management system (CMS), which enables you to build Web sites and powerful online applications. MaxCDN supports Joomla, through their Joomla CDN which is powered by the Joomla CDN Plugin. Many aspects, including its ease-of-use and extensibility, have made Joomla the most popular Web site software available. Best of all, Joomla... Read More

September 22, 2010

What causes 502 Bad Gateway on a CDN

The “502 – Bad Gateway” http error – a very uncommon, yet tricky error that some may have encounter when requesting a file through a Pull Zone. The question arising is: What is this error all about? Generally, this error is a result of a poor IP communication between back-end computers, possibly including the Web server... Read More

September 16, 2010

Control Panel 2.0.1 Released

In a continued effort to add features that our loyal customers have given us feedback on we have added some great functionality to our API related to our Live Zone service.  It is now possible to pull the same type of reporting that is featured in your CDN control  panel.   Through our XML-RPC API... Read More