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

Stayin' Alive

Published on by Matthew Prince.

We've been making a lot of improvements deep within CloudFlare that you'll start to see the benefits of over the coming weeks. As the changes graduate from our tests to full production, we'll try and give you a sense of what they are and