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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...

Steve Souders at Fluent 2014

We were thrilled to be a part of Fluent Conf 2014. Big thanks to everyone who stopped by the Fastly booth to chat with our engineers and pick up a Fastly shirt. If you...

Fastly at Fluent 2014

The Fastly team is attending Fluent this week in San Francisco. We’ll be at booth #206 right next to our friends from New Relic. Come by to talk with one of our engineers, grab...

Fastly Welcomes New Executive Team Hires

Today, we’re excited to welcome three new Fastly team members.

API Caching, Part III

In this, our final API Caching installment, we’re going to explore how to use Surrogate Keys to reduce the overall complexity of caching an API.

Building a Fast and Reliable Purging System

At Fastly, we’re always working to make our systems faster and more reliable. One of the more difficult problems we’ve faced is efficient cache invalidation across our global network, or as we call it: <a...

How Fastly Chooses POP Locations

Build a network that can scale indefinitely, be managed by a small crew of skilled ops and network engineers, and handle current web traffic and the next generation of protocols. Sounds impossible, right? …

API Caching, Part II

In Part 1, we covered the basics of using Fastly to accelerate a comments API. Using Instant Purge, we hooked into model callbacks to ensure that the appropriate content was purged from the...