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September 1

Deploying network error logging with Compute@Edge

We’ve been experimenting with Network Error Logging with Fastly Insights and discovered that processing the NEL reports is a great use case for Compute@Edge. In this post, we’ll look at our…

July 27

The very short list of apps that shouldn’t be built at the edge

Progressive developers are increasingly using the edge of the network to power more performant and customized apps. With the use cases mounting, it seems there's very little that can't be…

July 13

State at the edge

With the introduction of Compute@Edge, Fastly provides a richer model for the CPU. WebAssembly, powered and secured by the Lucet compiler and runtime, unlocks essentially arbitrary code…

June 30

Leveling up observability with Compute@Edge

Observability is hard. Distributed systems, dev and testing environments, and outside vendors all complicate the problem. With Compute@Edge, Fastly wants to make observability easier. Here’s…

June 29

Performance matters: why Compute@Edge does not yet support JavaScript

Building our own compiler toolchain allows Compute@Edge to be both performant and secure. It also means we have to bring developers’ most-loved language into the fold in the right way.

May 29

How Fastly and the developer community are investing in the WebAssembly ecosystem

WebAssembly is helping to lay the foundation for the future of edge computing. And together with the Bytecode Alliance and the developer community at large, we’re investing in new…

May 21

From our community: top serverless trends and challenges

Unpack the trends with serverless, as seen from our Compute@Edge beta community: from the top use cases and benefits, to the perceived challenges with serverless as a whole.

April 30

Can QUIC match TCP’s computational efficiency?

While many of the people building and planning to use QUIC are eager to see wide deployment, there are concerns over whether QUIC can be as computationally efficient as TCP. We ran the tests…

April 28

Evaluating new languages for Compute@Edge

Learn about our process and approach for evaluating which new languages our serverless compute environment — Compute@Edge — will support next.

March 3

How Lucet and Wasmtime make a stronger compiler, together

In our latest Bytecode Alliance initiative, we’re working to marry the benefits of Lucet and Wasmtime — ultimately creating a more seamless, secure, and speedy WebAssembly runtime and…

December 17, 2019

Compute@Edge demo: See our new serverless compute environment at work

Watch our Compute@Edge demo, and see the possibilities of our new serverless compute environment.

December 11, 2019

How the internet changed in 2019 (and what to expect in 2020)

Take a look back at 2019’s major shifts in internet infrastructure, and understand what they mean for the future of the internet in 2020 and beyond.