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Creating standards for CDNs

Content delivery networks (CDNs) have been around for a long time, but they’re not all built in the same way. While Fastly’s edge cloud platform goes beyond traditional content delivery networks by moving things to…

Memory management in WebAssembly: guide for C and Rust programmers

Recently we launched Fastly Terrarium, a multi-language, browser-based editor and deployment platform where you can experiment with edge technology. Now, for those well-versed in C and Rust, we’ll explore WebAssembly memory management and implementation.

Edge programming with Rust and WebAssembly

Take a developer deep dive into Terrarium, our multi-language, browser-based editor and deployment platform at the edge. Learn how to compile Rust programs to WebAssembly right on your local machine, interact with the Terrarium system,…

How Terrarium reframes the compiler and sandbox relationship

Get hands-on with Terrarium, a Fastly project that lets developers harness the power of edge computing in the languages they already use. See how this technology demonstration came to be (and why we’re even using…

Testing new ideas with Fastly Fiddle

Quickly experiment, debug and try out ideas on Fastly’s platform, without signing up, or even logging in.

Looking to the future: how edge innovation sparked Fastly Labs

We’re thrilled to introduce Fastly Labs, a hub of in-progress projects and big ideas for the developer community to interact with, all built upon our philosophy of trust, transparency, and Fastly’s long history of edge…

How experimentation accelerates digital transformation

Experimentation goes beyond launching new features, to embodying a shift in technology, processes, and attitude. Learn how Reddit and The New York Times embraced experimentation to exceed their goals and continue their digital evolution.

Unicode in VCL

There’s more to life than just the Latin alphabet. Because we’re a global platform with humans using all kinds of writing systems, recently we added the ability to write synthetic responses — e.g. a web…

How to increase responsiveness and drive digital transformation

The ability to get real-time data for your site or app, respond quickly, and see your changes reflected in real-time is crucial for businesses today. See the ways in which companies like HotelTonight and Gannett/USA…

Did you see that? Monitoring vs observability

You monitor distributed systems and log data, but what good does it do if you can’t observe an actual problem when there is an issue? The reality is, you’re drowning in log data and monitoring…

Compliance at the Edge: Fastly delivers SOC 2 Type 2 for entire platform

At Fastly, we recognize that our edge cloud platform is an extension of your critical infrastructure and data flows. That means you may rightfully have questions about how we protect the data you share with…

Observability: Embracing the messiness of distributed systems

In this fireside chat, CEO and founder of Honeycomb Charity Majors spoke with Fastly VP of Data Governance, Lisa Phillips. They discussed embracing messiness, enabling customers to fix their own problems, and the power of…