November 08, 2017 8:03 PM
ARM Takes Wing: Qualcomm vs. Intel CPU comparison
One of the nicer perks I have here at Cloudflare is access to the latest hardware, long before it even reaches the market. Until recently I mostly played with Intel hardware. ...
December 21, 2016 2:00 PM
A Very WebP New Year from Cloudflare
Cloudflare has an automatic image optimization feature called Polish, available to customers on paid plans. It recompresses images and removes unnecessary data so that they are delivered to browsers more quickly....
October 23, 2015 2:24 PM
Results of experimenting with Brotli for dynamic web content
Compression is one of the most important tools CloudFlare has to accelerate website performance. Compressed content takes less time to transfer, and consequently reduces load times....
September 01, 2015 5:04 PM
Simple Helix chooses CloudFlare to ignite white-hot Magento performance
Some months ago, we made a big bet on partnering with CloudFlare for performance improvements and website security for our Magento hosting customers. Customer experience is core to our business and relying on another company is a major deal. ...
August 31, 2015 10:31 PM
Railgun v5 has landed: better, faster, lighter
Three years ago we launched Railgun, CloudFlare's origin network optimizer. Railgun allows us to cache the uncacheable to accelerate the connection between CloudFlare and our customers' origin servers. ...
July 08, 2015 1:28 PM
Fighting Cancer: The Unexpected Benefit Of Open Sourcing Our Code
Recently I was contacted by Dr. Igor Kozin from The Institute of Cancer Research in London. He asked about the optimal way to compile CloudFlare's open source fork of zlib....
March 30, 2015 9:21 AM
Improving compression with a preset DEFLATE dictionary
A few years ago Google made a proposal for a new HTTP compression method, called SDCH (SanDwiCH). The idea behind the method is to create a dictionary of long strings that appear throughout many pages of the same domain (or popular search results)....
December 06, 2012 9:19 AM
Efficiently compressing dynamically generated web content
With the widespread adoption of high bandwidth Internet connections in the home, offices and on mobile devices, limitations in available bandwidth to download web pages have largely been eliminated....