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Simon Wistow

Co-founder, VP Product Strategy
October 18, 2018

Did you see that? Monitoring vs observability

You monitor distributed systems and log data, but what good does it do if you can't observe an actual problem when there is an issue? The reality is, you're drowning in log data and…

August 30, 2018

7 business uses for logging

To create effective logs, you first need to consider what you’re trying to achieve in capturing and maintaining logs. If you don't begin with a clear business goal and proactively plan your…

August 29, 2018

3 Common logging challenges

Effective logging requires thoughtful planning and consistent tuning and maintenance. Here are three of the biggest challenges of logging.

May 8, 2018

Improved control + security with real-time logging

We know that our customers value visibility and control — actionable insight into what’s going on across your digital services, and the flexibility to make changes when necessary. Real-time…

January 29, 2018

Demystifying the cloud

Like it or not, the cloud is here to stay. Although 81% of executives surveyed experience cloud FOMO (“fear of missing out”), it’s not peer pressure alone that’s driving cloud adoption; the…

May 18, 2017

Extended trainings, Slack, and the ACLU at Altitude San Francisco

Join us June 28-29 for Altitude San Francisco, our annual west coast summit. This year, we’ve added a full day of extended technical trainings on June 28, followed by keynotes and main…

February 2, 2017

Introducing the Fastly savings calculator

Our CDN can cache more content than traditional solutions (static as well as rapidly changing, “event-driven” content), offloading traffic that would otherwise go to origin, allowing our…

January 25, 2017

Announcing Altitude NYC

Altitude NYC brings a group of smart people together to solve complex problems in cloud infrastructure, security, DevOps, and more. You’ll hear from industry leaders like The New York Times…

June 8, 2016

Why having more POPs isn’t always better

We’re often asked why having more POPs doesn’t necessarily make a CDN faster. To help illustrate, we’ll use an analogy of convenience stores versus supermarkets.

February 13, 2015

How our solid-state drives result in cost savings for customers

We use solid-state drives (SSDs) rather than regular hard drives to power our cache servers. This blog post will dive into our all-SSD approach, the economics behind our thinking, how we…