In the world of content delivery, setting up a CDN network can be a complex task. However, with the introduction of Media Edge, an open-source software package, CDN providers now have a simplified solution at their fingertips. Media Edge serves as a web server and blockchain resource manager, designed specifically for CDN providers in the Media Network ecosystem.
This article will delve into the functionalities and benefits of Media Edge, as well as its role within the Media Network protocol. We will explore how this software package enables providers to connect their infrastructure, offer their services on the marketplace, and earn rewards in the form of MEDIA tokens. Additionally, we'll discuss the recent change that merged Media Edge and Media Guard into a single, more versatile software program.
What is Media Edge?
Media Edge is an open-source software package that serves as a web server and blockchain resource manager for CDN providers. It simplifies setting up a CDN network and includes all the necessary features to interact with the Media Network's smart contracts.
With Media Edge, CDN providers can connect their infrastructure to the Media Network protocol, offer their servers on the marketplace, and earn MEDIA tokens as rewards for their services.
The software also includes real-time analytics, monitoring, and reporting features, enabling providers to manage and optimize their CDN networks more efficiently.
What is the function of Media Edge in the Media Network ecosystem?
Media Edge is a key component of the Media Network protocol that simplifies the process of setting up a CDN network. It allows providers to easily set up their CDN networks, offer them within the Media Network marketplace, and receive MEDIA tokens in exchange for the services provided. This software helps promote a more competitive and diverse ecosystem for CDN services.
What was the change implemented regarding Media Edge and Media Guard?
Media Edge and Media Guard were previously two separate software programs. However, they have now been merged into one software called Media Edge.
Is the use of Media Edge mandatory for providers in the Media Network?
No, the use of Media Edge is optional. Providers are free to select their software, such as nginx or Caddy, as long as it meets the requirements of the Media Network's smart contracts.
About Media Network
Media Network is a decentralized hub for web services, connecting providers and clients through smart contracts. Anchored on Media Protocol.