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Troubleshooting acute latency of Akamai CDN

Since yesterday I cannot load a number of web-sites which all seem to depend on Akamai CDNs. Not affected web-sites work fine, no problems with speed or anything. The web-sites I cannot load are: ...
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How to fool Akamai and other CDN?

Seems like CDN's are configured like all Russia is Europe and it gives servers from Europe, but east part of country has better connection with Japan. I want to trick CDN's to think that i am from ...
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Slow download bandwith from Akamai when using company's DNS

I'm working in a company which got its own DNS servers, like many companies do. But I think they are not well configured. When I download files from popular CDNs like Akamai (read AppStore and Apple ...
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How do CDN (Content Distribution Networks) work?

Taking Akamai as CDN. From what I understand, when a client requests a page, the request goes to Akamai central server, which then depending on the location of client, picks up an Akamai edge server ...