NOCtoberfest

Every weekday during the month of October Highwinds will post a helpful CDN guide from our network operations center (NOC) team.

It’s NOCtoberfest! You’ll learn how to configure CDN settings and policies, understand the impact of new product releases, learn how to implement our APIs and much more.

Check back often during October for the latest tips and helpful suggestions. A total of 22 tips will be posted.

NOCtoberfest Tips

Tip 1.) October 1 – Utilize HTTPS for your CDN origin pull in just three easy steps. Here’s how…

https://support.highwinds.com/display/STAGE/Origin+Pull+Using+HTTPS

Tip 2.) October 2 – How to automate your processes with the Highwinds APIs

https://support.highwinds.com/display/STAGE/Highwinds+APIs

Tip 3.) October 5 – How to view the details behind all of your content delivery

https://support.highwinds.com/display/STAGE/Raw+Logs

Tip 4.) October 6 – Managing your Highwinds Cloud Storage™ account from within StrikeTracker UI

https://support.highwinds.com/display/STAGE/2015-09-16+HCS+Integration

Tip 5.) October 7 – Creating a new host in StrikeTracker is simple, just use our new host wizard

https://support.highwinds.com/display/STAGE/New+Host+Wizard

Tip. 6.) October 8 – StrikeTracker’s traffic analyzer is a great tool for understanding your CDN traffic

https://support.highwinds.com/display/STAGE/Analytics+Traffic+Analyzer

Tip 7.) October 9 – How to set up HTTPS origin pull

https://support.highwinds.com/display/STAGE/Origin+Pull+Using+HTTPS 

Tip 8.) October 12 – Learn how to configure your content protection policies

https://support.highwinds.com/display/STAGE/Content+Protection+Policies

Tip 9.) October 13 – Understanding completion ratio when using a CDN

https://support.highwinds.com/display/STAGE/Analytics+Overview+Completion+Ratio

Tip 10.) October 14 – Understanding the cache miss ratio

https://support.highwinds.com/display/STAGE/Analytics+Overview+Cache+Miss+Ratio

Tip 11.) October 15 – Static vs. dynamic playlists: What are they & what do they mean for your EveryStream account?

https://support.highwinds.com/display/STAGE/Playlists

Tip 12.) October 16 – StrikeTracker is capable of delivering raw logs so CDN customers can see analytics at a granular level

https://support.highwinds.com/display/STAGE/Raw+Logs

Tip 13.) October 19 – How to protect your content

https://support.highwinds.com/display/STAGE/Content+Protection+Policies

Tip 14.) October 20 – Our CDN user guide covers all aspects, including StrikeTracker & how to use it to manage & monitor your service

https://support.highwinds.com/display/STAGE/Highwinds+CDN+User+Guide

Tip 15.) October 21 – Check the release notes section of our support portal to see all of the latest product enhancements 

https://support.highwinds.com/display/STAGE/Release+Notes

Tip 16.) October 22 – Viewing reports by account and reports by host in StrikeTracker

https://support.highwinds.com/display/STAGE/Analytics+Reports

Tip 17.) October 23 – Utilizing Script Engine for your content delivery

https://support.highwinds.com/display/STAGE/Script+Engine

Tip 18.) October 26 – 5 reasons you’ll love using the new StrikeTracker

https://www.highwinds.com/blog/5-reasons-youll-love-using-the-new-striketracker/

Tip 19.) October 27 – Learn how your CDN can help turn IP Addresses into actionable customer data

https://www.highwinds.com/blog/turn-ip-addresses-into-actionable-customer-data-your-cdn-can-help/

Tip 20.) October 28 – Understanding hosts and scope

https://support.highwinds.com/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=6389763

Tip 21.) October 29 – What is an origin server and why is it critical to content delivery?

https://support.highwinds.com/display/STAGE/Origins

Tip 22.) October 30 – A closer look at dynamic content caching

https://support.highwinds.com/display/STAGE/Dynamic+Content+Caching

NOCtoberfest

Have a CDN question you’d like to get answered? No problem.

Just send us a note and we’ll get you a response quickly. Thanks for visiting Highwinds and we wish you a happy NOCtoberfest!