July 08, 2011 10:35PM
Understanding Analytics: When Is a Page View Not a Page View?
CloudFlare provides a unique view into the traffic data for the sites that use our service. Since all traffic to those sites pass through our network, we log these requests. In a typical minute, we'll generate several millions of log lines representing all the traffic to sites on our network....
June 29, 2011 4:13AM
App #16 - CodeGuard Website Backup Service
CodeGuard takes a compelling idea -- automatic website backup -- and makes it happen without further thought. That peace of mind keeps site owners sleeping easily, and it's just the most compelling of the service's offerings....
June 28, 2011 4:38AM
App #15 - GlobalSign HackAlert Malware Detection
Your website security comes in many layers, against many threats. But how do you know if your site has a problem? Once you know, how do you solve the problem, to protect your customers and your reputation?...
June 26, 2011 11:04PM
CloudFlare Supports Swedish Teenage Hacker!
In June we had planned on releasing a new web app every business day. When we got to the start of this last week, however, we realized that we had gotten ahead of our app developer partners and no one would be ready in time to release....
June 26, 2011 7:45AM
On LulzSec, Censorship & CloudFlare
Freedom of Speech
Thursday, June 2, 2011 was an otherwise unremarkable day in our office until we got word that LulzSecurity.com, a site that had quietly registered for CloudFlare earlier the same day, had allegedly published information it obtained from hacking the Sony Pictures' website....
June 25, 2011 11:56PM
CloudFlare and SEO
In April 2010, around the time we launched the CloudFlare private beta to a limited set of test users, Google announced that they were going to start taking site speed into account in their rankings....
June 25, 2011 2:00AM
1 Billion Served (Every Day)
Life @ Cloudflare
About 8 months ago I posted a blog post about how CloudFlare had served 1 billion requests that month. It was quite a milestone for our young startup. This week we crossed a new milestone: now serving more than 1 billion requests every day....
June 24, 2011 1:02AM
Browser Blaster Makes Your Site More Fun
CloudFlare Apps already cover a wide range of services: live chat, web analytics, affiliate links, and too many to list. These tools make your website better, and we support that wholeheartedly. (More coming next week!)...
June 19, 2011 12:35AM
An All New (and Improved) AutoMinify
Speed & Reliability
We turned on AutoMinify as a beta feature a while ago, but we weren't particularly happy with it. Originally, we did it the same way everyone else does: we'd request the resource from the origin, serve it unminified on the first load, cache it, and then......
June 17, 2011 6:46PM
CloudFlare's Singapore Data Center Now Online
The Merlion is a symbol of Singapore. The fish with a head of a lion guards the port of Singapore as a gateway to south Asia. We're excited to announce that CloudFlare now joins the Merlion in protecting the region. Late last night we turned on our Singapore data center....
June 17, 2011 12:14AM
App a Day #13 - CDNJS Selections for Legacy Browser Support
June 16, 2011 9:43PM
June 16, 2011 4:05AM
App a Day #12 - StopTheHacker Malware Scanning
This CloudFlare App, StopTheHacker, is an easy way to protect your website from malware attacks and protect your online reputation. Beyond the time lost recuperating from a compromised site, you risk your search engine ranking and blocked access in browsers....
June 15, 2011 11:59PM
June 14, 2011 4:25AM
Everything Starts Somewhere
Life @ Cloudflare
This evening, as I went to get some pictures off my camera, I came across these photos from almost a year ago I don't remember taking. They're from the early days of CloudFlare. In the next few weeks we'll welcome our 20th employee....
June 14, 2011 4:01AM
App a Day #10 - Zoompf Web Performance Optimizer
Speed & Reliability
The Zoompf Web Performance Optimizer (WPO) is a cloud-based front-end performance scanner which analyzes your website for over 380 performance issues which are slowing it down....
June 14, 2011 2:22AM
Frankfurt Data Center Makes 11!
Frankfurt has been known for its business center, its techno music, and, well, its frankfurters. Now add another item to the list: CloudFlare's newest data center! Frankfurt turns CloudFlare's dance music volume past 10 to 11 data centers worldwide....
June 13, 2011 5:10AM
App a Day #9 - Monitis for Server Monitoring
Our first new CloudFlare App this week is Monitis, a server monitoring solution. Monitis allows you to monitor websites, of course. But Monitis's cloud-based, all-in-one monitoring service recognizes that the internet is far more than the web alone....
June 13, 2011 4:25AM
Apps - Second Week Recap
This past week, we introduced five new CloudFlare Apps. Ranging from webmaster tools to analytics, with live chat, monitoring, and support as new options for good measure, it's a great collection. Each one is available from the CloudFlare dashboard....
June 10, 2011 9:44PM
App a Day #8 - Clicky Real-Time Analytics for Your Website
With Clicky enabled, you will understand where your visitors are coming from and how they interact with your site. Accurate logs of every visitor and click on your website, combined with advanced segmentation and analysis tools, help you control the destiny of your website....