Grokking System Design Fundamentals
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Origin Server vs. Edge Server

Origin servers and edge servers are key components in the delivery of web content, especially in content delivery networks (CDNs). They serve different roles in ensuring that users access web content quickly and efficiently. Understanding the distinction between the two is crucial in the context of web architecture and CDN functionality.

Origin Server

The origin server is the primary source of the original, unmodified content. It hosts the website's content, including HTML files, images, stylesheets, JavaScript, videos, and other digital assets




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