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content_​characteristics


Specifies characteristics of the delivered content. Akamai uses this information to optimize your metadata configuration, which may result in better origin offload and end-user performance.

Along with other behaviors whose names are prefixed content​Characteristics, this behavior is customized for a specific product set. Use PAPI's List available behaviors operation to determine the set available to you. See also the related origin​_characteristics behavior.

OptionTypeDescriptionRequires
object_​sizeenum

Optimize based on the size of the object retrieved from the origin.

{"displayType":"enum","options":["LESS_THAN_1MB","ONE_MB_TO_TEN_MB","TEN_MB_TO_100_MB","OTHER","UNKNOWN"],"tag":"select"}
LESS_​THAN_1MB

Less than 1Mb.

ONE_​MB_​TO_​TEN_​MB

1-10 Mb.

TEN_​MB_​TO_100_MB

10-100 Mb.

OTHER

A fallback value.

UNKNOWN

Defer this optimization.

popularity_​distributionenum

Optimize based on the content's expected popularity.

{"displayType":"enum","options":["LONG_TAIL","ALL_POPULAR","OTHER","UNKNOWN"],"tag":"select"}
LONG_​TAIL

A low volume of requests over a long period.

ALL_​POPULAR

A high volume of requests over a short period.

OTHER

A fallback value.

UNKNOWN

Defer this optimization.

catalog_​sizeenum

Optimize based on the total size of the content library delivered.

{"displayType":"enum","options":["SMALL","MEDIUM","LARGE","EXTRA_LARGE","OTHER","UNKNOWN"],"tag":"select"}
SMALL

Under 100GB.

MEDIUM

100GB-1TB.

LARGE

1TB-100TB.

EXTRA_​LARGE

More than 100TB.

OTHER

A fallback value.

UNKNOWN

Defer this optimization.

content_​typeenum

Optimize based on the type of content.

{"displayType":"enum","options":["USER_GENERATED","WEB_OBJECTS","SOFTWARE","IMAGES","OTHER_OBJECTS","UNKNOWN"],"tag":"select"}
USER_​GENERATED

Generally, user-generated media.

WEB_​OBJECTS

Generally, media delivered for websites.

SOFTWARE

Software.

IMAGES

Images.

OTHER_​OBJECTS

Content that doesn't fall under any of these categories.

UNKNOWN

Defer this optimization.