Optimizing Your Linux Stack for Maximum Mobile Web Performance

Published on by Matthew Prince.

The following is a technical post written by Ian Applegate (@AppealingTea), a member of our Systems Engineering team, on how to optimize the Linux TCP stack for mobile connections. The article was originally published as part of the 2012 Web Performance Calendar. At CloudFlare, we spend a significant amount of

Mobile Web Performance: Optimizing TCP Congestion Control Algorithms

Published on by Matthew Prince.

Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) is one of the primary protocols of the Internet. When you request a web page, the server responds with the data that makes up that page. The data is subdivided into discrete packets of data as they are sent across the Internet from the server back

Introducing Mirage: Automatic Responsive Web Design via Intelligent Image Loading

Published on by Matthew Prince.

Yesterday, we announced Polish, which helps to automatically optimize the images on your site to decrease their size and thereby increase performance. Today we're releasing something more ambitious: a system to automatically manage the loading of images in order to maximize your site's performance which we