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DDoS threat report for 2024 Q1


2024 started with a bang. Cloudflare’s autonomous systems mitigated over 4.5 million DDoS attacks in the first quarter of the year — a 50% increase compared to the previous year. Read the full coverage...

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DDoS threat report for 2024 Q1

Why I joined Cloudflare as Chief Partner Officer


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Tom Evans is joining Cloudflare as our first ever Chief Partner Officer, continuing a great career in scaling channel partner programs in the tech sector. Read more about why he’s excited about his new role in this blog post...

An Internet traffic analysis during Iran's April 13, 2024, attack on Israel


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On April 13, 2024, Iran launched a retaliatory attack on Israel. We examined its potential impact on Internet traffic and attacks. While there were some shifts in traffic, we haven't observed any large-scale cyberattacks on Israeli domains protected by Cloudflare....

Improving authoritative DNS with the official release of Foundation DNS


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We are launching Foundation DNS – our new enterprise-grade authoritative DNS offering. As our new enterprise authoritative DNS offering, Foundation DNS was designed to enhance the reliability, security, flexibility, and analytics of our authoritative DNS service...

How we ensure Cloudflare customers aren't affected by Let's Encrypt's certificate chain change


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Let’s Encrypt’s cross-signed chain will be expiring in September. This will affect legacy devices with outdated trust stores (Android versions 7.1.1 or older). To prevent this change from impacting customers, Cloudflare will shift Let’s Encrypt certificates upon renewal to use a different CA...

Total eclipse of the Internet: traffic impacts in Mexico, the US, and Canada


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Cloudflare’s data shows a clear impact on Internet traffic from Mexico to the US, and Canada, following the path of totality of the total solar eclipse that occurred on April 8, 2024 ...

Major data center power failure (again): Cloudflare Code Orange tested


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Just four months after a complete power outage at a critical data center we were hit with the exact same scenario. Here’s how we did this time, and what’s next...

Developer Week 2024 wrap-up


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Developer Week 2024 has officially come to a close. Here’s a quick recap of the announcements and in-depth technical explorations that went out last week...

Cloudflare acquires PartyKit to allow developers to build real-time multi-user applications


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We're thrilled to announce that PartyKit, a trailblazer in enabling developers to craft ambitious real-time, collaborative, multiplayer applications, is now a part of Cloudflare...

Blazing fast development with full-stack frameworks and Cloudflare


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You can now use your framework’s development server while accessing D1 databases, R2 object stores, AI models, and more. Iterate locally in milliseconds to build sophisticated web apps that run on Cloudflare...

We've added JavaScript-native RPC to Cloudflare Workers


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Cloudflare Workers now features a built-in RPC (Remote Procedure Call) system for use in Worker-to-Worker and Worker-to-Durable Object communication, with absolutely minimal boilerplate. We've designed an RPC system so expressive that calling a remote service can feel like using a library...

Community Update: empowering startups building on Cloudflare and creating an inclusive community


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We’re excited to close out Developer Week by sharing updates on our Workers Launchpad program, our latest Developer Challenge, and the work we’re doing to ensure our community spaces – like our Discord and Community forums – are safe and inclusive for all developers...

New tools for production safety — Gradual deployments, Source maps, Rate Limiting, and new SDKs


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Today we are announcing five updates that put more power in your hands – Gradual Deployments, Source mapped stack traces in Tail Workers, a new Rate Limiting API, brand-new API SDKs, and updates to Durable Objects – each built with mission-critical production services in mind...

What’s new with Cloudflare Media: updates for Calls, Stream, and Images


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With Cloudflare Calls in open beta, you can build real-time, serverless video and audio applications. Cloudflare Stream lets your viewers instantly clip from ongoing streams...

Announcing Pages support for monorepos, wrangler.toml, database integrations and more!


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Today, we’re launching four improvements to Pages that bring functionality previously restricted to Workers, with the goal of unifying the development experience between the two. Support for monorepos, wrangler.toml, new additions to Next.js support and database integrations...

Cloudflare Calls: millions of cascading trees all the way down


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Cloudflare Calls is a serverless SFU and TURN service running at Cloudflare’s edge. It’s now in open beta and costs $0.05/ real-time GB. It’s 100% anycast WebRTC...

R2 adds event notifications, support for migrations from Google Cloud Storage, and an infrequent access storage tier


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We’re excited to announce three new features for Cloudflare R2: event notifications, support for migrations from Google Cloud Storage, and an infrequent access storage tier...

Improving Cloudflare Workers and D1 developer experience with Prisma ORM


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Together, Cloudflare and Prisma make it easier than ever to deploy globally available apps with a focus on developer experience. To further that goal, Prisma ORM now natively supports Cloudflare Workers and D1 in Preview...

Data Anywhere with Pipelines, Event Notifications, and Workflows


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We’re making it easier to build scalable, reliable, data-driven applications on top of our global network, and so we’re announcing a new Event Notifications framework; our take on durable execution, Workflows; and an upcoming streaming ingestion service, Pipelines...