Maarten Balliauw is a technical consultant in web technologies at RealDolmen, one of Belgium's biggest ICT companies. His interests are ASP.NET (MVC), PHP and Windows Azure. He's a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for Windows Azure and an ASPInsider.
By caching static content on the Content Delivery Network CDN, the web server can offload the serving of content that doesn't change, and so will have more resources for processing requests for active content. Browser-based users of your application will get static content delivered with less latency from a server that is closer to them.… Read more