CloudFlare’s Impact On The HTTP/2 “Universe”

Published on by Christian Elsen.

CloudFlare released HTTP/2 support for all customers on December 3rd, 2015. Now, two months later, it's time to take a look at the impact of this release on the HTTP/2 "universe" and also at what has changed from a HTTP/2 vs. SPDY vs. HTTP 1.1 traffic ratio perspective. HTTP/2 Usage Previously, we showcased browser market share data from our own website. Using these…

Advanced Technical "Hacks" for your site's SEO

Published on by Elenitsa Staykova.

Improving your site’s SEO is probably top of mind for you, but doing so takes a lot of hard work and the rules of the game are constantly changing. On Tuesday, January 26th at 10am PT/1pm ET, CloudFlare is hosting a live discussion with some of the leading experts in technical SEO. They will share advanced technical hacks to help you reap the benefits of higher…

CloudFlare launches new data centers in Oslo and Minneapolis

Published on by Martin J Levy.

Four thousand miles (6,400 kilometers) separate CloudFlare’s latest two data centers: Oslo (#75) and Minneapolis (#76). Oslo In Oslo, we have now built our third data center in Scandinavia. This joins our existing facilities in Stockholm and Copenhagen. With a data center in Norway, we recognize an important country that stands above others with a staggering 95.05% of the population having Internet connectivity. This Internet…

Preventing Malicious Request Loops

Published on by Nick Sullivan.

The web is an collaborative ecosystem. Web standards exist to ensure that participants of the network behave in a predictable way. If network participants deviate from the established standards then there can be unintended consequences. This blog post is about one of these unintended consequences. A group of researchers recently published a paper "Forwarding Loop Attacks in the Content Delivery Networks" describing what can happen when web services…

We’re Hosting a Go Hackathon!

Published on by Lauren Buchman.

CloudFlare is excited to partner with Women Who Go to host Gopher Gala—the first distributed Go(lang) hackathon—in our San Francisco office! Gopher Gala is a chance to showcase your skills and compete against the best Go developers from around the world. While the hackathon is distributed globally, CloudFlare is welcoming teams to use our new office space in SOMA this Saturday and Sunday from 9am-5pm.…