Traffic Control

The vast majority of today’s Internet traffic is media files being sent from a single source to many thousands or even millions of destinations. Content Delivery Networks make that one-to-many distribution possible in an economical way.

Traffic Control is an Open Source implementation of a Content Delivery Network.

The following documentation sections are available:

CDN Basics

A review of the basic functionality of a Content Delivery Network.

Traffic Control Overview

An introduction to the Traffic Control architecture, components, and their integration.

Administrator’s Guide

How to deploy and manage a Traffic Control CDN.

Developer’s Guide

A guide to the various internal and external APIs, and an introduction for the Traffic Control developer.


A guide to external RESTful APIs for Traffic Ops


A living list of tools for testing, interacting with, and developing for the Traffic Control CDN


Indices and Tables