Apache Traffic Control

Apache Traffic Control allows you to build a large scale content delivery network using open source. Built around Apache Traffic Server as the caching software, Traffic Control implements all the core functions of a modern CDN.

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With Apache Traffic Control, operators can setup a Content Delivery Network to quickly and efficiently deliver high quality Live and VOD streaming video to their users. Traffic Control is a highly distributed, scalable and redundant solution meeting the needs of operators from small to large.

News

  • June 18, 2018 - Apache Traffic Control 2.2.0 Released
  • May 16, 2018 - Apache Traffic Control graduates to TLP
  • May 3, 2018 - New Website!

Features

Reduced Latency

Locating caches and content closer to users decreases the round trip time needed to deliver content.

Reduced Bandwidth Costs

Caching content in memory and on disk reduces the load on origin servers and across bottleneck links.

Improved Quality of Experience

Reducing round trip time and increasing delivery bandwidth improves end user quality of experience


Modules

Traffic Ops

Traffic Ops is the RESTful API service for management and monitoring of all servers in the CDN.

Traffic Router

Traffic Router uses DNS and HTTP302 to redirect clients to the closest available cache on the CDN.

Traffic Stats

Traffic Stats acquires and stores real-time metrics and statistics into an InfluxDB for charting and alerting.


Traffic Portal

Traffic Portal is the web GUI for managing and monitoring the CDN via the Traffic Ops API.

Traffic Monitor

Traffic Monitor uses HTTP to poll the health of caches and provide this information to Traffic Router.

Grove

Grove is an experimental high performance, live-focused HTTP cache written entirely in Go.