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Akamai

September 6, 2016 12:36 PM

Just another blog post about Cloud Computing... - a ...

Or is it?! Do you feel burnt out on hearing from vendors who don't have any new or interesting perspectives to share on the seemingly overplayed topic of Cloud? As a former IT Manager myself, I feel you. That's why I sought out an expert, Jason Fuller, to share his insights and best practices for designing cloud architectures. I wanted to get an unbiased perspective from a guy who has

Pierre Lermant

Pierre Lermant

August 30, 2016 1:14 PM

A practical guide to web resource caching, 2016 upda ...

Significant technology and usage changes have emerged since the initial publication of the practical guide to web resource caching. This updated edition revisits the recommendations issued earlier and brings new focus on: Fast Purge, the ability to invalidate or delete assets from the Akamai network in five seconds, and API usage, prevalent in native mobile and single page applications.

Akamai

Akamai

July 15, 2016 11:13 AM

Brexit was a perfect example of how peak traffic can ...

One of the most frustrating experiences online is waiting for a page to load, or trying to complete a transaction for that 'must have' item, and being greeted with an unresponsive screen. In fact, Akamai's 2015 Performance Matters report found that 49% of consumers expect a page to load in two seconds or less. As consumers' expectations for page load-speed increases, their patience for slow-loading websites decreases. Currently, only 51%

Stephen Ludin

Stephen Ludin

June 16, 2016 1:10 PM

Where is my HTTP/2 Performance?

This blog post is part of an ongoing series where we will discuss a wide range of H2-related topics. In today's post, we talk about some of the misconceptions regarding HTTP/2 being a silver bullet for improved website performance.

Erik Nygren

Erik Nygren

June 6, 2016 8:35 AM

Four years since World IPv6 Launch: entering the mai ...

It has now been five years since World IPv6 Day and four years since World IPv6 Launch. The long-term global Internet transition to IPv6 is well underway and increasingly entering the mainstream. The American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) exhausted its free pool of IPv4 addresses in September 2015, following all of the other registries except for Africa's AFRINIC (which is on track to exhaust its IPv4 free pool in

Erik Nygren

Erik Nygren

June 1, 2016 1:35 PM

Preparing for IPv6-only mobile networks: Why and How

Apple's upcoming App Store submission requirement around supporting IPv6-only environments (announced last year at WWDC and being enforced starting June 1) has been getting plenty of recent coverage. iOS application developers already need to make sure their applications work in IPv6-only environments with NAT64+DNS64; however, this by itself does not mean that those applications (or web-based applications) obtain content over native IPv6.

Viktoriya Reyzelman

Viktoriya Reyzelman

May 24, 2016 12:37 PM

Bot Management Strategy

It was March 13th, 2:30 AM at night and the customer called everyone on the Akamai account team announcing they were being attacked. The attacker was locking inventory on their site for hours causing a significant burst in traffic and preventing customers from making transactions. The Akamai Security Operations Center was involved right away and quickly discovered that a bot was behind this attack. This was a "good bot" just

Akamai

Akamai

May 11, 2016 12:22 PM

Microsoft Azure CDN from Akamai Enters General Avail ...

Microsoft today announced general availability of Azure CDN from Akamai, an integration of Akamai's global CDN capabilities into the Microsoft Azure cloud platform that allows Azure users to instantly provision and go live with Akamai CDN within minutes. This follows our initial announcement of the partnership back in September, after which a host of companies have successfully previewed the unified solution.

Ed Dao

Ed Dao

May 2, 2016 9:10 AM

HTTP/2 enables more intelligent resource loading via ...

This blog post is part of an ongoing series where we will discuss a wide range of H2-related topics. In today's post, the second of a two-part "series within a series", we will continue our discussion regarding the challenges and importance of prioritization of streams in leveraging HTTP/2 to achieve performance improvement.