ARR Tasks for ECNs and CDNs

Updated: November 5, 2009

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista

This topic lists the Application Request Routing (ARR) tasks that apply to content delivery network (CDN) environments and edge caching network (ECN) environments. For a high-level discussion of how to use ARR in a CDN or ECN environment, see Overview of ARR in ECN and CDN. For common tasks that apply to IT professionals, shared hosters, and CDN and ECN environments, see ARR Common Tasks.

Request Routing Tasks for ECNs and CDNs

Task Description

Manage Cache Hierarchy Using ARR

Configure ARR as an edge cache node by using the Cache Array Routing Protocol (CARP).

Deploy Application Request Routing in CDN

Configure an edge (child) cache node and a parent cache node in a 2-tier cache hierarchy deployment.

Disk Caching Tasks for ECNs and CDNs

Task Description

Manually Override Cache-Control Directives Using ARR

Manually override cache-control directives that control caching behavior such as the ability to cache and cache duration.

Warm Up Cache Nodes on ARR

Pre-cache content that will be in demand before the content is requested.

Configure the Request Consolidation Feature in ARR

Configure the request consolidation feature to support live content requests and to check cache-miss requests before these requests are forwarded to the origin server.

Configure the Byte-Range Request Segment Size in ARR

Configure the segment size allowed for byte-range requests to help increase the cache hit/miss ratio.

See Also


ARR Tasks for IT Pros
ARR Tasks for Shared Hosters