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Performance

November 21

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

February 20

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

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

June 21

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

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

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

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…

January 17

Browsers need to understand and respond to Vary rules, and the way they do this is different from the way Vary is treated by CDNs. In this post, Principal Developer Advocate Andrew Betts…

November 1

Requesting the difference between two previously cached files — using just a CDN configuration and a serverless cloud compute function — is a great example of exploiting edge and serverless…

October 19

Fastly’s engineering teams are smart and capable — they architect thoughtfully, write elegant code, and work carefully with incredible complexity and scale. So why would they (or anyone…

September 26

We’ve worked to ensure the Fastly Image Optimizer is simple, easy to use, and most importantly fully integrated into the platform. In an effort to give you even more control, we've developed…

September 12

Server-sent events allow web servers to push real-time event notifications to the browser on a long-lived HTTP response. It's a beautiful part of the web platform that’s severely underused…