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content_​characteristics_​dd

  • Property Manager name: Content Characteristics
  • Behavior version: The v2023-05-30 rule format supports the content_​characteristics_​dd behavior v1.0.
  • Rule format status: GA, stable
  • Access: Read-write
  • Allowed in includes: Yes

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 client​_characteristics and origin​_characteristics behaviors.

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","GREATER_THAN_100MB","OTHER","UNKNOWN"],"tag":"select"}
LESS_​THAN_1MB

Less than 1Mb.

ONE_​MB_​TO_​TEN_​MB

1-10Mb.

TEN_​MB_​TO_100_MB

10-100Mb.

GREATER_​THAN_100MB

More than 100Mb.

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

Less than 100Gb.

MEDIUM

100Gb-1Tb.

LARGE

1-100Tb.

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":["VIDEO","SOFTWARE","SOFTWARE_PATCH","GAME","GAME_PATCH","OTHER_DOWNLOADS","UNKNOWN"],"tag":"select"}
VIDEO

Video.

SOFTWARE

Software.

SOFTWARE_​PATCH

Software patch.

GAME

Game.

GAME_​PATCH

Game patch.

OTHER_​DOWNLOADS

Other downloads that don't fall into these categories.

UNKNOWN

Defer this optimization.

optimize_​optionboolean

Optimizes the delivery throughput and download times for large files.

{"displayType":"boolean","tag":"input","type":"checkbox"}