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April 17

How HTTP/3 and QUIC aim to help the connections that need it most

HTTP/3 and QUIC aim to help the internet's so-called long-tail connections — connections that are most in need of improvement. What could that look like? For some, it could mean being able…

April 8

How COVID-19 is affecting internet performance

How is COVID-19 affecting internet performance? We analyzed regional and vertical trends and found that, despite COVID-19-related traffic increases, the internet is up to the challenge.

April 3

Four key innovations that prepared the internet for COVID-19

These crucial pieces of internet architecture — only widely adopted over the last 10 years — are creating the capacity for us to live, work, and learn from home in unprecedented conditions.

March 17

Purging Fastly using GCP cloud functions

When using Fastly in front of Google Cloud Storage, cloud functions can enable purging of Fastly’s edge cloud platform instantly and selectively to ensure content updates are seen by users…

March 10

How network automation helps Fastly support the world’s biggest live-streaming moments

How network automation, a small team of engineers, and key learnings from past extreme high-traffic moments allow us to support delivery performance at scale.

November 21

Fastly improves delivery reliability with its fast path failover technology

Improve traffic deliverability by mitigating the impact of internet weather by automatically detecting and re-routing underperforming edge connections.

February 20

Creating standards for CDNs

Content delivery networks (CDNs) have been around for a long time, but they’re not all built in the same way. While Fastly’s edge cloud platform goes beyond traditional content delivery…

November 28

Testing new ideas with Fastly Fiddle

Quickly experiment, debug and try out ideas on Fastly's platform, without signing up, or even logging in.

June 21

Introducing Quick Value Packages

Keeping your digital presence continuously tuned, optimized, and secure to align with changing business and technical requirements can be time consuming. That’s why we’ve put together our…

June 13

Towards ever faster websites with early hints and priority hints

Websites still load too slowly. During the most critical time in the page load lifecycle, your connection is often almost totally idle. At Fastly, we’re watching a new technology that…

May 2

Clearing cache in the browser

Caching assets in the browser is the most common and most obvious way to improve front end performance. But at some point every developer accidentally makes a bad release of an asset with a…

March 27

ButterCMS on building a globally performant + reliable API

Without realizing it, many of us are building single points of failure into our stack. Fastly customer ButterCMS requires near-100% uptime for their customers, but after multiple outages…

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