DDoS threat report for 2023 Q3
October 26, 2023 2:00PM
In the past quarter, DDoS attacks surged by 65%. Gaming and Gambling companies were the most attacked and Cloudflare mitigated thousands of hyper-volumetric DDoS attacks. The largest attacks we saw peaked at 201 million rps and 2.6 Tbps....
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Connection coalescing with ORIGIN Frames: fewer DNS queries, fewer connections
September 04, 2023 2:00PM
Speed & Reliability
In this blog we’re going to take a closer look at “connection coalescing”, with specific focus on manage it at a large scale...
The state of HTTP in 2022
December 30, 2022 2:00PM
So what happened at all of those working group meetings, specification documents, and side events in 2022? What are implementers and deployers of the web’s protocol doing? And what’s coming next?...
Moving k8s communication to gRPC
March 20, 2021 2:00PM
How we use gRPC in combination with Kubernetes to improve the performance and usability of internal APIs....
Delivering HTTP/2 upload speed improvements
August 24, 2020 12:00PM
Cloudflare recently shipped improved upload speeds across our network for clients using HTTP/2. This post describes our journey from troubleshooting an issue to fixing it and delivering faster upload speeds to the global Internet....
April 14, 2020 12:00PM
Comparing HTTP/3 vs. HTTP/2 Performance
We announced support for HTTP/3, the successor to HTTP/2, during Cloudflare’s birthday week last year. Our goal is and has always been to help build a better Internet. Even though HTTP/3 is still in draft status, we've seen a lot of interest from our users....