February 28, 2020 2:00PM
Securing Memory at EPYC Scale
At Cloudflare, we encrypt data both in transit (on the network) and at rest (on the disk). Both practices address some of the most common vectors used to exfiltrate information and these measures serve to protect sensitive data from attackers but, what about data currently in use?...
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February 26, 2020 12:00PM
Impact of Cache Locality
Our Gen X servers process more requests per second per core than our previous fleet. The AMD 2nd Gen EPYC 7642 processor’s large L3 cache minimizes L3 cache misses, and the time-savings add up quickly....
February 25, 2020 2:00PM
An EPYC trip to Rome: AMD is Cloudflare's 10th-generation Edge server CPU
As we started looking at production ready systems to power our Gen X solution, we took a long look at what is available to us in the market today and we’ve made our decision. We’re moving on from Gen 9's 48-core setup of dual socket Intel Xeon Platinum 6162's to a 48-core single socket AMD EPYC 7642...
February 24, 2020 1:00PM
Cloudflare’s Gen X:
Servers for an Accelerated Future
Speed & Reliability
We designed and built Cloudflare’s network to be able to grow capacity quickly and inexpensively; to allow every server, in every city, to run every service; and to allow us to shift customers and traffic across our network efficiently....
January 04, 2020 5:00PM
Cloudflare Expanded to 200 Cities in 2019
We have some exciting news to ring in the new decade: Cloudflare’s global network has expanded to 200 cities across 90+ countries....