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January 20

4 ways startups say a modern CDN supports their goals

After talking with startup participants of our Launchpad program for fast growth, we’ve found four key ways a modern CDN supports startup goals.

January 11

Debugging QUIC with H2O and QLog

QUIC is a secure low-latency transport layer protocol that is commonly known as the transport protocol of HTTP/3. Here, we’ll discuss how we added support for QLog, an incremental QUIC…

December 28

When do you need low-latency HTTP live streaming?

Low-latency live streaming is more relevant than ever. New user experiences, like quizzes and real-time voting, built around content and entertainment must be available with little to no…

December 18

5 ways a modern CDN can deliver on the promise of headless commerce

As commerce companies embark on their digital transformation journeys, headless architecture is a hot topic. Here are five ways a modern CDN can deliver on the promise of headless commerce.

December 11

DDoS attacks grow bigger, but so do responses

DDoS attacks have been growing larger over the past few years. But so has the industry’s response to them. In this post, we take a look at what industry bodies and a modern CDN can do to…

December 9

Cyber Five: what we saw during ecommerce's big week

Ads leading up to the annual Black Friday - Cyber Monday holiday shopping weekend this year were remarkably devoid of the promises of “doorbuster” sales at the local malls and big-box stores…

December 4

Developer spotlight: Dora Militaru on the “traditional” developer career path myth

In this developer spotlight, we talk to Dora Militaru about her story and thoughts on the tech industry, as well as glean sage advice and inspiration for developers, hiring managers, and…

November 18

Get ready for DDoS attacks: 5 steps to take before attackers find you

Layer 7 attacks that target applications and issue requests that can swamp origin systems often seek to blend into other network traffic and require a more focused defense than Layer 3 and…

November 17

Fastly’s Live Event Services help power Australia’s Lexus Melbourne Cup on 10 Play

Fastly Live Event Services helped power the Lexus Melbourne Cup, a 3-minute horse race that attracts millions of viewers across Australia. This year, the event saw more people live streaming…

November 12

The three things to keep in mind as you prepare for peak

Peak traffic is going to be on overdrive this year, and your ecommerce site needs to be prepared — but it’s not as hard as you might think. A good game plan should include these three best…

October 8

Don’t DIY a secure platform: lessons learned from side-channel attacks

The largest category of difficult-to-anticipate security design weaknesses come from side-channel attacks. In this post, we take a tour of some of the more foundational and out-there side…

September 10

The state of QUIC and HTTP/3 2020

QUIC and HTTP/3 have entered the final stages of development at the IETF. Distinguished Engineer, Jana Iyengar, elaborates on the current state of the protocols, their deployment across the…

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