August 27, 2013 1:10AM
The story of a little DNS easter egg
About a year ago, we realized that CloudFlare's current DNS infrastructure had some challenges. We were using PowerDNS, an open source DNS server that is popular with hosting providers....
August 06, 2013 3:40PM
What's the story behind the names of CloudFlare's name servers?
We're going to do a series of blog posts about some of the inner workings of CloudFlare. One of the questions we get often is what the names of our name servers mean. Here's the story....
March 07, 2013 4:45PM
Go London User Group
We've mentioned before that we're using Go internally for projects such as Railgun (and a new DNS server and SSL infrastructure amongst other things)....
February 22, 2013 9:12PM
Good Web Security News: Open DNS Resolvers Are Getting Closed
This has been a rough week in the security industry with big attacks and compromises reported at companies from Facebook to Apple....
January 07, 2013 5:38AM
CloudFlare: Fastest Free DNS, Among Fastest DNS Period
Speed & Reliability
CloudFlare runs one of the largest networks of DNS servers in the world. Over the last few months, we've invested in making our DNS as fast and responsive as possible. We were happy to see these efforts pay off in third-party DNS test results....
October 30, 2012 7:54AM
Deep Inside a DNS Amplification DDoS Attack
A few weeks ago I wrote about DNS Amplification Attacks. These attacks are some of the largest, as measured by the number of Gigabits per second (Gbps), that we see directed toward our network....