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?...
November 16, 2011 6:59PM
SOPA Could Create New Denial of Service Attack, Powered by Law not Botnets
The United States House of Representatives is considering the Stop Online Piracy Act, known as SOPA. Companies including Google, Zynga, Facebook, Yahoo, AOL, and Mozilla, along with organizations like the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) have been sharply critical of the law....
November 08, 2011 4:34AM
Wow, That's Fast! Instant DNS Updates and More...
Speed & Reliability
At CloudFlare, we're constantly trying to make things faster. To give you a sense, at our current scale, for every 1 millisecond (1/1000th of a second) we remove from requests through our network, we save a lifetime (70 years) worth of time every year....
May 16, 2011 8:34PM
Zone Apex / Naked Domain / Root Domain CNAME Support for Amazon EC2, Google App Engine and Other Cloud Hosts
CloudFlare now supports CNAME Flattening, which is a better solution to this same problem. Read more in our knowledge base....
December 06, 2010 11:50PM
Always Online: Because Downtime Sucks
As a fellow startup, it's been really painful to watch the challenges Tumblr has gone though over the last 24 hours. With any sufficiently complex system, it is inevitable that unexpected problems will arise....