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Speed & Reliability

October 21, 2011 6:33AM

A Brief Primer on Anycast

Anycast DNS Speed & Reliability

I wrote a blog post the other day about CloudFlare's globally distributed DNS infrastructure and how each ninja name server we give you when you signup doesn't represent just one machine, but instead a whole cluster of machines in each of the data centers we operate worldwide....

October 19, 2011 3:45AM

Stayin' Alive

TCP Speed Product News Speed & Reliability

We've been making a lot of improvements deep within CloudFlare that you'll start to see the benefits of over the coming weeks. As the changes graduate from our tests to full production, we'll try and give you a sense of what they are and why they're important....

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October 18, 2011 12:10AM

Robust, Free DNS FTW

Most people don't think DNS is very sexy, but it's critically important to the functioning of the Internet. At its core, the purpose of DNS is to turn a domain that humans can read ( into an IP address that computers can read (