February 25, 2019 4:00PM
Logpush: the Easy Way to Get Your Logs to Your Cloud Storage
Today, we’re excited to announce a new way to get your logs: Logpush, a tool for uploading your logs to your cloud storage provider, such as Amazon S3 or Google Cloud Storage. It’s now available in Early Access for Enterprise domains....
March 06, 2018 10:13PM
HTTP Analytics for 6M requests per second using ClickHouse
Speed & Reliability
One of our large scale data infrastructure challenges here at Cloudflare is around providing HTTP traffic analytics to our customers. HTTP Analytics is available to all our customers via two options:...
September 15, 2017 12:03AM
Will Data Destroy Democracy?
Lawrence Lessig, Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership, Harvard Law School and Darren Bolding, CTO, Cambridge Analytica Moderator: Matthew Prince, Co-Founder & CEO, Cloudflare...
April 13, 2017 1:06PM
Data Transfers Post-Brexit: Smoothing the Transition
The average internet user consumes vast amounts of data on a daily basis but rarely – unless an avid follower of Max Schrems - thinks about how the data flows or the mechanisms and legal arrangements in place to make it all happen....
July 12, 2016 4:29PM
More data, more data
Life @ Cloudflare
The life of a request to CloudFlare begins and ends at the edge. But the afterlife! Like Catullus to Bithynia, the log generated by an HTTP request or a DNS query has much, much further to go....
September 22, 2015 10:53PM
iOS 9 — How did the launch really go?
On September 16 2015 at 10:00AM PST, Apple released their latest update to the iPhone: iOS 9. For several days after the announcement, ISPs and customers reported problems downloading iOS 9 due to overloaded servers....
February 28, 2014 9:00AM
Introducing lua-capnproto: better serialization in Lua
Speed & Reliability
When we need to transfer data from one program to another program, either within a machine or from one data center to another some form of serialization is needed....
April 23, 2013 3:24PM
What CloudFlare Logs
May 28, 2012 5:12PM
Update: More Page View Counting Refinement
We've written about the challenge of classifying what is a "page view" a couple times before (see Understanding Analytics: When Is a Page View Not a Page View? and A Quick Update on Page Views)....
December 15, 2011 12:28AM
Do Hackers Take the Holidays Off?
I was talking last week with Shawn Graham, a reporter at Fast Company, and he asked a simple but interesting question: do hackers take the holidays off?...
September 25, 2011 12:45AM
We Saved Users Half a Petabyte Last Month!
I was just looking over our daily stats report and noticed something incredible. In the last 30 days, CloudFlare saved our users more than half a petabyte of data they would have otherwise had to transfer from their servers....
August 20, 2011 2:34AM
EveryDNS Magic Data Liberation Bookmarklet
At CloudFlare, we believe in giving control back to website owners. This includes the idea that our users' data is theirs. One of the first functions we built was the ability for CloudFlare users to export their DNS files as an industry-standard BIND file....
July 08, 2011 9:35PM
Understanding Analytics: When Is a Page View Not a Page View?
CloudFlare provides a unique view into the traffic data for the sites that use our service. Since all traffic to those sites pass through our network, we log these requests. In a typical minute, we'll generate several millions of log lines representing all the traffic to sites on our network....