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February 22

SEO, A/B testing, and security: 3 benefits CDNs bring to startups

A modern CDN can help improve SEO rankings, make it easier to deliver personalized content, and secure your sites and apps — three keys to a startup’s success.

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 6

Improving network availability with Precision Path

Fastly introduces Precision Path to address short-lived network congestion issues, for improved protection from transient provider issues for origin server requests, and a more robust…

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 7

Serving truly dynamic content with a modern CDN and edge-first delivery

Using a powerful, modern CDN that provides instant cache invalidation and real-time analytics allows for edge-first application architectures that improve personalization, performance, and…

November 11

The power of serverless, 72 times over

Serverless technology has been making developers’ lives easier for years, but those benefits had yet to extend to end users. This is the true promise of edge serverless — enabling developers…

November 2

Code-splitting and minimal edge latency: the perfect match

Fastly Fiddle, our code playground tool, is a React single-page app that uses the excellent Monaco IDE component that powers VS Code. Problem is, Monaco is huge. And most uses of Fiddle are…

August 10

Why bigger isn’t always better when it comes to TLS key size

When it comes to the size of the encryption keys used in server certificates, bigger isn’t necessarily better. In this post, we explore why this is the case by examining the function of the…

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.

June 10

Prevent application and network instability by serving stale content

Serving stale content not only lets you deliver the content users want more often, but also deliver predictable, professional, and helpful error content when origin servers cannot be reached…

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…

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