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December 28, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
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, 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…
July 6, 2020
The Cache-Control response header is one of HTTP’s more widely known header fields; it allows a site to control how caches handle their data in CDNs, browsers, and elsewhere
June 26, 2020
The HTTP community has been busy modernizing the web’s protocol over the last decade, with multiple revisions of the core specification, a number of extensions, HTTP/2, and now HTTP/…