What`s Windows Azure Content Delivery Network?
I was recently asked what you can use Windows Azure Content Delivery network for.
It`s a worldwide system that intend to cache and delivery blob content. There is about 20+ datacenters around the globe hosting this service (CDN).
When you have a storage account in Windows Azure, it can be enabled for CDN. The blob must be placed in a public blob container that`s accessible by using an anonymous sign-in.
CDN is meant to reduce latency and maximizes bandwidth by delivering content closer to the user.
So if you have data that`s not constantly changed, you should consider CDN for the best user experience.