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A Best Practice for the Cyber Monday Traffic Avalanche

Black Friday is traditionally when many businesses have their accounting sheets go from red to black, hence the black of Black Friday. But for online businesses, it’s all about Cyber Monday. Last year, Cyber Monday became the biggest U.S. online shopping day ever, with close to 2.67 billion U.S....

Categories: DevOps, Technology

How to Automatically Optimize the Size of Your Critical Page Resources

This is one in a series of posts following up on our announcements from the Developer Zone at Edge 2017. For a complete review of Edge, see our recap page. In an earlier blog post, I gave an overview of Adaptive Acceleration, Akamai’s intelligent solution to continuously apply performance...

Categories: DevOps

Achieve Reliability and Control Over the Cloud With Application Load Balancer

This is one in a series of posts following up on our announcements from the Developer Zone at Edge 2017. For a complete review of Edge, see our recap page. Akamai’s new Application Load Balancer—one of our Cloudlet applications that was a big hit in the Developer Zone at...

Categories: DevOps, Technology

Akamai MVP Program Nominations Now Open

At Akamai, we realize we have one of the most talented and innovative developer and admin communities in the tech world. To sum it up, you rock. We think it’s time for us to step it up a bit by recognizing our amazing community and calling out the passionate...

Categories: Featured, Technology

Learning Engine Helps You Learn From Real Users to Make Your Website Faster

This is one in a series of posts following up on our announcements from the Developer Zone at Edge 2017. For a complete review of Edge, see our recap page. In an earlier blog post, I gave an overview of Adaptive Acceleration, Akamai’s intelligent solution to continuously apply performance...

Categories: DevOps, Technology

Relive the Developer Zone at Edge 2017

The theme in the Developer Zone this year was “Build the Future”, and developers and admins came from around the world to learn about and experience the latest Akamai tools and solutions designed to help them do it. There were also announcements, networking, parties, a genius bar, spontaneous discussions,...

Categories: DevOps, Events, Technology

Easily Make Your Websites Faster, Without Recurring Effort

This is one in a series of posts following up on our announcements from the Developer Zone at Edge 2017. For a complete review of Edge, see our recap page. During the Edge 2017 conference in Las Vegas, Akamai introduced the latest version of Akamai Ion. I want to...

Categories: DevOps, Events

Akamai Developer Update from Devoxx Belgium

Devoxx is a premier international conference where developers come from around the world to share the latest in all things mobile, Java, and HTML5. We strive to provide developers and admins with the tools and technology to build amazing web experiences, so we’re proud to sponsor Devoxx Belgium as...

Categories: DevOps, Events

Share your thoughts on DevOps. Get a $75 Visa gift card.

We know how essential DevOps has become for developers and admins, and at Akamai we’re committed to ensuring that you consistently have superior tools for your DevOps workflow. To continue making further enhancements to our Akamai for DevOps offering, we want to hear from customers and industry experts like...

Categories: DevOps

Automatic Purge for your Static Website

Recently, I ran into a challenge with my personal website which sent me down the rabbit hole and I wanted to share it with folks who might want to do a similar thing. My website is generated by Jekyll, because I use Akamai as a content delivery network and...

Categories: DevOps How To, Technology