Enable Compression for Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN)

By | June 17, 2018

You can enable compression for Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN) to improve performances. Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN) enables developers to speedily deliver content to the users from the nearest hosted content server. Azure CDN accelerate the overall content delivery process by leveraging CDN Endpoints.  Whiles CDN deals with several statics files, that needs to deliver across users, enabling compression to those files improve performances.

Azure DevOps Integration Tutorial Reference

 

Enable Compression for Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN)

Azure CDN File compression improves file transfer speed and increases performance by reducing a content size before transmitting.  To enable the File Compression, from the CDN Overview Page, select the End Points. From the Settings Blade, select the “Compression” option.

Enable Compression for Azure Content Delivery Network - Select Compression

You can now Enable the Compression of the file here and add the types of files which you want to compress.

Enable Compression for Azure Content Delivery Network - Enabled

 

When File compression is enabled for Azure CDN, it reduces bandwidth costs and provides better responsive experience for your users.

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