Google PageSpeed Service customers: migrate to CloudFlare for acceleration

Published on by John Roberts.

This week, Google announced that its hosted PageSpeed Service will be shut down. Everyone using the hosted service needs to move their site elsewhere before August 3 2015 to avoid breaking their website. We're inviting these hosted customers: don't wait...migrate your site to CloudFlare for global acceleration (and more) right now. CC BY 2.0 image by Roger As TechCrunch wrote: "In many ways, PageSpeed Service…

Go crypto: bridging the performance gap

Published on by Vlad Krasnov.

It is no secret that we at CloudFlare love Go. We use it, and we use it a LOT. There are many things to love about Go, but what I personally find appealing is the ability to write assembly code! CC BY 2.0 image by Jon Curnow That is probably not the first thing that pops to your mind when you think of Go, but yes, it…

Redesigning CloudFlare

Published on by Kevin Wilson.

CloudFlare’s original interface grew at an amazing speed. Visually, it hadn't changed much since CloudFlare’s launch in 2010. After several years of new features, settings, and ancillary UIs buried beneath clicks, it became clear that the user experience was lacking and would only get worse as we continued to add features. The question became: How could we make a UI that was versatile, scalable, and consistent?…

An introduction to JavaScript-based DDoS

Published on by Nick Sullivan.

CloudFlare protects millions of websites from online threats. One of the oldest and most pervasive attacks launched against websites is the Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. In a typical DDoS attack, an attacker causes a large number of computers to send data to a server, overwhelming its capacity and preventing legitimate users from accessing it. In recent years, DDoS techniques have become more diversified: attackers are tricking…

Introducing Multi-User Organizations: Share An Account Without Sharing A Login

Published on by Dani Grant.

An enterprise needs security and controls around access. Your web developer needs to update your website’s logo and make sure it’s live immediately, but doesn’t need access to your SSL keys. Your sysadmin manages your DNS, but doesn’t need to see your visitor traffic. Your marketing team needs to see traffic, but shouldn’t have access to your WAF. Today CloudFlare is introducing new…