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Building the WAF test harness

To help our customers secure their sites and applications — while continuing to give their users reliable online experiences — we’ve built a performant, highly configurable, and comprehensive Web Application Firewall (WAF). In order to provide a comprehensive solution for securing your infrastructure, it’s critical to continuously test that solution. In this post, we’ll share how we ensure a quality WAF implementation for our customers, continuously testing it using our framework for testing WAFs (FTW), and go deeper into the findings and contributions we’ve made to the OWASP CRS community with FTW.

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Announcing our Inaugural Varnish Meetup in NYC

Over the past few years, the various boroughs of New York have come together to build a very active technology community. We’ve been attending a lot of these community events, and now we’ve decided to…

Introducing Epoch, a Real-Time Visualization Library

Today, we’re excited to announce that we’ve taken Fastly's stats tools one step further and distilled our visualization code into a stand-alone open source library. Introducing Epoch: a general purpose, real-time visualization library. …

Fastly at Velocity Santa Clara 2014

We’re excited to be at Velocity Santa Clara this week (June 24-26) to talk about the future of web performance, meet new people, and participate in a few offsite events!

Level Up Your Log: Pro Tips for Streaming Logs

Streaming logs is one of our most popular features. It’s fast and flexible, giving operations teams more data from the edge than ever before and in real time. Since its release, we’ve seen Fastly customers…

A Cache Recipe for Success

With Fastly, you have the freedom and flexibility to completely customize your caching settings. From respecting Cache-Control headers sent from your origin servers to allowing you to granularly set rules for any object or set…

Announcing the Fastly Drupal 7 Module

We’re always looking for ways to make it easier to integrate with Fastly. Recently, we’ve targeted a few high-profile frameworks, such as Ruby on Rails, and built plugins for them. This week, we’re...

Steve Souders on High Performance Web Components

At April’s WebPerf meetup in San Francisco, Fastly Chief Performance Officer Steve Souders discussed the synchronous and asynchronous nature of Web Components, and how they can impact the rendering of the entire page.

Jason Cook's "Stupid Boot Tricks"

Fastly principal engineer Jason Cook explains how he uses iPXE and Chef to get to boot management bliss. Check out his slides from ChefConf 2014 here.    

Ruby on Rails on Fastly

Fastly is a developer-minded CDN, so we’re always looking for ways to integrate with the most popular frameworks and platforms. Today, we’re happy to announce a number of improvements aimed at the Ruby on Rails…

Jason Cook at ChefConf 2014

Today, Fastly principal engineer Jason Cook will be speaking at ChefConf 2014 in San Francisco. His talk will focus on building a boot system using Chef's API and iPXE to create a lightweight...

Fastly Update on 'Heartbleed'

Here’s the latest update on the ongoing resolution to critical OpenSSL vulnerability CVE-2014-0160, aka ‘Heartbleed,’ which was announced on April 7th and affects nearly every Internet service provider and website using SSL to secure customer…

Fastly at PyCon 2014

This week, we’re traveling to Montreal for PyCon 2014. If you’ll be there, make sure to stop by booth #611 in the Exhibit Hall to chat with a Fastly engineer, explore our real-time analytics...