August 05, 2012 8:33PM
Always Online v.2
Project Honey Pot
The video on CloudFlare's home page promises that we will keep your web page online "even if your server goes down." It's a feature we dubbed "Always Online" and, when it works, it's magical. The problem is, Always Online doesn't always work....
August 26, 2011 9:56PM
Come On Irene: Surviving a Hurricane
As you may have heard, there's a hurricane (Irene) about to hit the east coast of the United States. We just got word from our data center in Ashburn, VA that they have taken precautions to help weather the storm....
August 18, 2011 6:46PM
SXSW Panel Picker: Powered by CloudFlare
Speed & Reliability
Each year, the SXSW Music, Film and Interactive Conferences (sxsw.com) solicit session ideas from the community for the upcoming event using Panel Picker. After submissions are collected, PanelPicker launches a voting interface that allows the world to pick what sessions they'd like to see at SXSW....
February 03, 2011 12:04AM
CloudFlare Keeps Groundhog Day Online!
Today is Groundhog Day: the day on which a groundhog (named Phil) crawls out of his hole in Punxsutawney, PA and either sees his shadow, meaning we're in for six more weeks of winter, or does not, in which case it will be an early spring. Phil's official keeper is the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club....
December 06, 2010 11:50PM
Always Online: Because Downtime Sucks
As a fellow startup, it's been really painful to watch the challenges Tumblr has gone though over the last 24 hours. With any sufficiently complex system, it is inevitable that unexpected problems will arise....