sort an order of access and provide a waiting room for the users in line.
There are instances where it’s not possible to serve every user that’s trying to access your platform. This cloudlet allows you to sort an order of access and provide a waiting room for the users in line, so as to maintain the operability of your platform.
Visitor Prioritization is a way to provide a branded, user-friendly waiting room experience that helps your application servers to not become overloaded by providing granular control of traffic accessing your resources. Unlike provisioning additional hardware Visitor Prioritization makes more efficient use of your existing resources and ensures a positive user experience even when the volume of traffic is unpredictable.
- UI and API to set rules
- Support multiple probability values and waiting rooms
- Source matches support negate and wildcards
- Rule syntax for setting up source supports the following matches:
- Match by protocol
- Match by host
- Match by cookie
- Match by file extension
- Match by query string
- Match by geography (continent/country/region)
Cloudlets are extensions to your Akamai solution that solve specific business or operational challenges. By offloading decisions to the Akamai edge, customers gain flexibility, resource offload and increased control.