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More ownership, more control: announcing our new logging endpoints

Oct 8, 2018

Every business needs the ability to see how their site is doing, and troubleshoot any issues that may arise. Our real-time logging enables just that, so you can easily view your traffic, understand your site health, and make the changes you need as quickly as possible. And today, we’re thrilled to give you even more control: in addition to the providers you can already choose from, we’ve added Honeycomb and Splunk, and boosted our capabilities with Google BigQuery to support even more logs per second.

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IPv6 at Fastly

As Fastly CEO Artur Bergman has said, “We will always insist that every component of the Fastly platform is fully integrated – we don’t limit features to subsets of our network.” We take the time…

Creating originless & cloud-based services with Fastly + Terraform

In a previous post, HashiCorp’s Seth Vargo introduced the Terraform infrastructure-as-code tool for building, changing, and versioning infrastructure. In this post, we’ll cover two cases using Terraform with Fastly: first we’ll create and manage an…

Cache hit ratios at the edge: a performance study

In an earlier post, we discussed the meaning of cache hit ratio (CHR) and analyzed what the metric is and isn’t telling us, showing why we really need two different CHR metrics (CHRedge and CHRglobal)...

Our continued solidarity: in support of the ACLU and Gavin Grimm

Today, we joined our customers, partners, and friends in filing an amicus (“friend of the court”) brief challenging the Gloucester County School Board’s policy related to gender identity. We believe building and fostering inclusive workplace…

The truth about cache hit ratios

One of the most common metrics for evaluating CDN performance is cache hit ratio (CHR). CDN customers have used it for years as a primary indicator of how well a CDN is serving their users…

The Gaga Dive, and other Super Bowl phenomenon

The Super Bowl is one of the most-watched events in U.S. television, and presents a unique opportunity for companies to reach prospective customers through clever and well-placed advertising. This year, brands with ads drove an…

Standing in solidarity: our support of the amicus brief

Sunday night, Fastly joined 96 technology companies in filing an amicus brief (a “friend of the court” brief) in support of the lawsuit filed by the States of Washington and Minnesota to prevent certain portions…

Real-time insights, ACLU: exponential engagement following the U.S. election

In the months following the recent U.S. election, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has seen a sustained and rapid outpouring of support, reflected in record levels of giving and engagement with aclu.org. Following the…

Introducing the Fastly savings calculator

Our CDN can cache more content than traditional solutions (static as well as rapidly changing, “event-driven” content), offloading traffic that would otherwise go to origin, allowing our customers to save on infrastructure costs. But just…

Announcing our newest POPs in Minneapolis, Montreal, and Madrid

We’re pleased to announce an alliteration of new POPs to the Fastly network: Minneapolis, Montreal, and Madrid. We’ve deployed these POPs to expand our reach throughout the Central United States, Canada, and southwestern Europe.

Announcing Altitude NYC

Altitude NYC brings a group of smart people together to solve complex problems in cloud infrastructure, security, DevOps, and more. You’ll hear from industry leaders like The New York Times, Spotify, Vogue, and Nordstromrack.com |…

Engagement disparity: the inauguration & Women’s March

There was an uptick in traffic to media sites during the 45th president’s inauguration, but it didn’t compare to the election. Engagement during the weekend of January 20, 2017 in many ways mirrored the crowds…