Changing Internet Standards to Build A Secure Internet

Published on by Dani Grant.

We’ve been working with registrars and registries in the IETF on making DNSSEC easier for domain owners, and over the next two weeks we’ll be starting out by enabling DNSSEC automatically for .dk domains. DNSSEC: A Primer Before we get into the details of how we've improved the DNSSEC experience, we should explain why DNSSEC is important and the function it plays in keeping the web…

How we made our DNS stack 3x faster

Published on by Tom Arnfeld.

Cloudflare is now well into its 6th year and providing authoritative DNS has been a core part of infrastructure from the start. We’ve since grown to be the largest and one of the fastest managed DNS services on the Internet, hosting DNS for nearly 100,000 of the Alexa top 1M sites and over 6 million other web properties – or DNS zones. CC-BY 2.0 image by…

Curaçao and Djibouti - two new Cloudflare data centers located where undersea cables meet

Published on by Martin J Levy.

Cloudflare has just turned up two new datacenters (numbers 108 and 109). Both are around halfway between the Tropic of Cancer and the Equator. They are located continents-apart, yet share something very-much in common as both of these new data centers are deployed and associated with where undersea cables reach land. Undersea cables have been and still are a growing part of the interconnected world that the Internet…

Zdravo, Beograde! Cloudflare network spans 30 European cities

Published on by Nitin Rao.

Since Cloudflare began with our very first data center in Chicago, we are especially excited that our expansion takes us to its sister city. Where the Sava meets the Danube, Belgrade (Serbia) is home to Cloudflare’s 107th data center. Пошто је Клаудфлер почео са првим дата центром у Чикагу посебно смо узбуђени што нас је наше ширење одвело у побратимљен град. Тамо где се Сава улива у…