17 BUZZWORDS REQUIRED TO UNDERSTAND APPLICATION DELIVERY NETWORKS (ADNS)

Google is great for many things; however, when defining application delivery network technology, it can be argued that it does more harm than good. As such, researching the concept of an application delivery network (ADN) can be a frustrating and exhausting process if you don’t already understand industry buzzwords. It can be difficult to weed through this technical networking […]

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NOW SERVING ISRAEL: NEW POP ADDED TO OUR CDN

Our new point of presence (PoP) in Tel Aviv, Israel, offers tremendous value to all the industries we serve. Now users in Israel and beyond will experience faster load times while consuming content from our customers with the Israel edge enabled. This means more eyes on content, more engagement, and more business opportunities. To understand the […]

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NOW SERVING ISRAEL: NEW POP ADDED TO OUR CDN

Our new point of presence (PoP) in Tel Aviv, Israel, offers tremendous value to all the industries we serve. Now users in Israel and beyond will experience faster load times while consuming content from our customers with the Israel edge enabled. This means more eyes on content, more engagement, and more business opportunities. To understand the […]

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KYOTO TYCOON SECURE REPLICATION

Kyoto Tycoon is a distributed key-value store written by FAL Labs, and it is used extensively at CloudFlare. Like many popular key-value stores, Kyoto Tycoon uses timestamp-based replication to ensure eventual consistency and guarantee ordering. Kyoto Tycoon is an open source project, and in the spirit of the holidays, we’re contributing our internal changes back to […]

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IMPROVING PICOHTTPPARSER FURTHER WITH AVX2

Vlad Krasnov recently joined CloudFlare to work on low level optimization of CloudFlare’s servers. This is the first of a number of blog posts that will include code he’s optimized and open sourced. In a recent post, Kazuho’s Weblog describes an improvement to PicoHTTPParser. This improvement utilizes the SSE4.2 instruction PCMPESTRI in order to find the delimiters in a HTTP […]

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MAXIMIZE YOUR SECURITY WITH ORIGIN SHIELDING

Whether it’s a new product launch, update, or in-demand podcast — spikes in traffic can be common. That’s why you use a CDN. But what happens when traffic surges cause an overload of requests to your origin servers? That’s right. Your servers become overloaded and latency occurs — even if you use a CDN. At CacheFly, we want all of […]

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