Akamai EdgeWorkers

Akamai EdgeWorkers

Get serverless computing at the Edge.

Akamai EdgeWorkers, which is now in beta, helps deliver superior web experiences by enabling developers to run JavaScript at the Edge to customize web traffic, rather than using origin servers for these tasks (thus the term "serverless"; for more detail on this topic, see our overview of serverless computing).

With EdgeWorkers, you can quickly create functions and deploy them across the entire, globally distributed, Akamai Intelligent Edge Platform, ensuring robust scalability and performance while also accelerating development and deployment times.

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Key Features

Akamai EdgeWorkers has a range of powerful features to help you easily customize web traffic, including:

Web data access

Build custom logic with the ability to read and modify cookies, headers, and URIs

Constructed responses

Provide fast responses at the Edge by pre-constructing body responses

Personalization data

Personalize your logic via access to data such as content targeting and device characteristics

Support for V8 isolates

Leveraging V8 (Google’s open source JavaScript engine) isolates enables you to safely deploy JavaScript to every Akamai edge

Support for HTTP events

Execute functions based on HTTP events including client request, client response, origin request, and origin response

Property Manager integration

Leverage your existing Akamai workflows via access to Property Manager user variables


Use Cases

We've assembled five key use cases to help you further understand the benefits of Akamai EdgeWorkers.

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