What is the difference between HTTP Pull and VOD Pull ?

The main uses of HTTP pull zones are explained below.

  • Website acceleration – To accelerate the static assets of your website, like style sheets, JavaScript files, and images (in-short HTTP objects). For more information, you can click here
  • Live streaming – Using HTTP Pull zone, you can deliver the HLS/DASH live stream through CDN from your origin server. Click here for more info
  • VoD streaming – Using the HTTP pull zone, you can deliver the HLS/DASH VoD files through the CDN from your origin server. Click here for more info

-> What is the use of VoD Pull zones?

Using a VOD pull zone client can pull MP4 files from the client’s origin server and distribute them as HLS across our CDN edge servers for further delivery. CDN servers will pull the MP4 files from the client’s origin server and packetize them to HLS for smooth delivery. MP4 to HLS Streaming is done On-the-Fly Packaging. You can refer to this link for more information

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