Economical With The Truth: Making DNSSEC Answers Cheap

Published on by Dani Grant.

We launched DNSSEC late last year and are already signing 56.9 billion DNS record sets per day. At this scale, we care a great deal about compute cost. One of the ways we save CPU cycles is our unique implementation of negative answers in DNSSEC. CC BY-SA 2.0 image by Chris Short I will briefly explain a few concepts you need to know about DNSSEC and…

A Post Mortem on this Morning's Incident

Published on by Jérôme Fleury.

We would like to share more details with our customers and readers on the internet outages that occurred this morning and earlier in the week, and what we are doing to prevent these from happening again. June 17 incident On June 17, at 08:32 UTC, our systems detected a significant packet loss between multiple destinations on one of our major transit provider backbone networks, [Telia Carrier](http:…

Join Us And Paul Vixie On Tuesday To Discuss BIND, Root Servers, And DNS Security

Published on by Dani Grant.

CloudFlare and Gandi have been hosting a speaker series on DNS, previously bringing in the founder of DNS Paul Mockapetris and Dan Kaminsky, who uncovered one of the most critical vulnerabilities in DNS. Our third and final talk is coming up on June 21st at 6PM PST at the Gandi office in San Francisco (live stream link will be posted on the Meetup page) and you won’t…

Moscow, Russia: CloudFlare’s 83rd data center

Published on by Xiaolin Gong.

Здравствуйте! ))) CloudFlare is excited to announce the newest addition to our network in the largest country in the world (by footprint), increasing both our data center and city count to 83. Moscow is not only the capital and largest city in Russia, it is also home to several Internet exchanges which CloudFlare now participates at: the Moscow Internet Exchange (MSK-IX), Data IX and Global IX (Eurasia Peering coming…

Hello, Colorado! CloudFlare's 82nd Data Center is Live in Denver

Published on by Nitin Rao.

Hello from the Mile High City! Denver is our twelfth data center in the United States, and our 82nd data center globally, improving regional web performance. Denver Tech Scene Near the iconic Rocky Mountains, Denver brews more [beer](http://blogs.denverpost.com/beer/2013/03/18/craft-brewing-continues-to-surge-producing-15-more-beer-and-1-5-billion-more-sales-in-2012/9074/) than any other American city, and is home to a thriving [technology and entrepreneurship community](http://www.builtincolorado.com/). The…