February 04, 2019 8:41AM
Helping To Build Cloudflare, Part 4: Public Engagement
Life @ Cloudflare
We don’t believe that any of our software, not a single line of code, provides us with a long-term advantage. We could, today, open source every single line of code at Cloudflare and we don’t believe we’d be hurt by it....
October 31, 2018 12:48PM
Improving RubyDocs with Cloudflare Workers and Workers KV
RubyDocs is an open-source service that generates and hosts “fancy docs for any Ruby project”, most notably for the Ruby language itself and for Rails, the most popular Ruby framework....
February 14, 2018 7:11PM
Cloudflare ♥ Open Source: upgrade to Pro Plan on the house
Making core contributions to a qualifying open source project? We want to thank you for your work for the community with a free Pro Plan upgrade....
December 30, 2016 2:34PM
2017 and the Internet: our predictions
Looking back over 2016, we saw the good and bad that comes with widespread use and abuse of the Internet....
November 22, 2016 1:28PM
Generating Documentation for TypeScript Projects
October 09, 2015 10:26AM
Single RX queue kernel bypass in Netmap for high packet rate networking
In a previous post we discussed the performance limitations of the Linux kernel network stack. We detailed the available kernel bypass techniques allowing user space programs to receive packets with high throughput....
October 08, 2015 10:10AM
Doubling the speed of jpegtran with SIMD
Speed & Reliability
It is no secret that at CloudFlare we put a great effort into accelerating our customers' websites. One way to do it is to reduce the size of the images on the website. This is what our Polish product is for....
July 08, 2015 1:28PM
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....
December 22, 2013 5:00PM
Keeping our open source promise
Back in October I wrote a blog post about CloudFlare and open source software titled CloudFlare And Open Source Software: A Two-Way Street which detailed the many ways in which we use and support open source software....
November 21, 2013 9:00AM
Red October: CloudFlare’s Open Source Implementation of the Two-Man Rule
At CloudFlare, we are always looking for better ways to secure the data we’re entrusted with. This means hardening our system against outside threats such as hackers, but it also means protecting against insider threats....
October 07, 2013 6:00PM
CloudFlare And Open Source Software: A Two-Way Street
CloudFlare uses a great deal of open source and free software. Our core server platform is nginx (which is released using a two-clause BSD license) and our primary database of choice is postgresql (which is released using their own BSD-like license)....