Content goes through
three four distinct stages in its lifecycle – Creation, Management and finally Delivery Delivery and finally Archival. There are many products out there that claim to do delivery as well as content management and it becomes important to understand how they deliver content . Some products are good at management, others are good at delivery and some can do both.
I’ve been thinking of this topic for a while and will probably write a detailed whitepaper (that hopefully someone will publish :)). Here are some of my thoughts:
In my opinion, architectures for content delivery can be broadly classified into two types:
- Loosely coupled delivery
- Tightly coupled delivery