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Elevating the user experience at Fastly

We’re excited to share several recent user experience updates that enhance WAF, Image Optimizer, and user management functionality in the Fastly control panel.

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Improving the Delivery of Large Files With Streaming Miss and Large File Support

Today, we’re excited to announce two related features that lower bandwidth costs and reduce origin load for Fastly customers, resulting in faster downloads for their users: Streaming Miss and Large File Support.

New Gzip Settings and Deciding What to Compress

Fastly recently conducted an extensive analysis of which resources should be compressed. Today, the results of that analysis are reflected in the Fastly app, which allows our customers to adopt better gzip settings. This not…

Teaming Up With Catch Digital to Write VCL for Drupal and Fastly

We recently decided to work with Leon Kessler at Catch Digital to introduce VCL that would make it easier for new Drupal customers to get up and running with Fastly. Here’s how we...

Disabling SSLv3 Due to POODLE Vulnerability

Based on our understanding of the POODLE vulnerability (mainly the fact that there is currently no workaround), and the fact that we have very little traffic running over SSLv3 (around .5% globally), we are disabling...

Increase Your Hit Ratio With This Simple Tip

If you’re caching URLs that include user input, such as a search box, and the search is case insensitive, there’s a really easy way to increase your hit ratio: convert the URL to lowercase.

Enhancing, Formatting and Analyzing Fastly Logs

This blog post will outline (1) how you can log additional data in your Fastly logs, (2) how to update your logging format so that it’s both human-readable and easily analyzed by your logging providers,…

Learn More About Fastly Features With Inline Help

This week, we’re rolling out Inline Help, a new enhancement to our user interface that will make Fastly easier to use for new customers and seasoned experts.

Caching the Uncacheable - Hooman Beheshti's Talk at Velocity NYC 2014

Hooman Beheshti, VP of Technology at Fastly, recently gave a talk at Velocity NYC 2014 about the challenges CDNs face with dynamic content and how businesses can use programmatic means to fully integrate their applications…

Using Boltsort to Make API Caching More Efficient

There's a Fastly module available called "boltsort" which allows you to easily sort the parameters in the query string, so that you will always end up with the same URL, no matter what...

Stale-While-Revalidate, Stale-If-Error Available Today

Fastly is excited to announce that as of today, we support stale-while-revalidate and stale-if-error. As a company dedicated to building a better Internet, we work hard to identify and support new standards that move the...

A New Stage of Growth for Fastly

Today we’re excited to announce that Fastly has raised a $40 million Series C round.

Using ESI, Part 1: Simple Edge-Side Include

Fastly customers can use ESI to cache pages that contain both cacheable and uncacheable content (such as user-specific information).