December 06, 2012 9:19AM
Efficiently compressing dynamically generated web content
Speed & Reliability
With the widespread adoption of high bandwidth Internet connections in the home, offices and on mobile devices, limitations in available bandwidth to download web pages have largely been eliminated....
November 06, 2012 9:09AM
Why Google Went Offline Today and a Bit about How the Internet Works
Today, Google's services experienced a limited outage for about 27 minutes over some portions of the Internet. The reason this happened dives into the deep, dark corners of networking....
June 19, 2012 4:56PM
A note about Kerckhoff's Principle
The other day I wrote a long post describing in detail how we used to and how we now store customer passwords. Some people were surprised that we were open about this....
January 29, 2011 4:26AM
What Egypt Shutting Down the Internet Looks Like
CloudFlare gets quite a bit of traffic from Egypt -- the country is consistently in the top-20 originators of visitors to our network. That is, until last night when Egypt shut down the Internet. Here is a graph showing traffic to our network from Egypt....