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Edge Cache: What Is Edge Caching? How Does it Work?

  • 8 mths ago

Data administrators must adopt effective management practices like edge caching to ensure the availability of digital resources such as files, systems, and applications.

Caching and edge computing play a critical role in enabling modern content delivery networks (CDN) and telecommunications providers that offer web services to billions of users. Edge caching refers to the practice of using intermediate storage between traditional or hyperscale data centers and end users accessing the resource.

Advancing connectivity is partly thanks to the development of edge computing infrastructure, where edge servers (or nodes) sit at the edge of networks or systems. Edge caches store frequently utilized resources closer to the end user within device or server memory for quick retrieval.

This article looks at what edge computing and caching are, the role of edge servers, and how edge caching works.

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