In today’s hyper-connected world, businesses need to move at the speed of light in order to deliver an amazing digital experience and to stay ahead of the competition. With the rise of DevOps, developers and IT professionals can deliver new code and features faster than ever before. And pushing code should be a pleasant experience.
Introducing Akamai for DevOps
We fully recognize the need for developers to be able to manage and automate their cloud delivery configurations in a way that works with their existing DevOps environment. We also believe in letting you extend your business logic to the edge allowing for better performance and reliability and reducing reliance on origin servers.
Today, we are announcing Akamai for DevOps, a collection of powerful product features, tools, and improved documentation to make it easier and faster to harness the power of the Edge to enhance and improve your systems and infrastructure automation. Additionally, Akamai for DevOps gives you an overall better DevOps experience by offering:
- A new, unified way to interact with Akamai via the brand new Akamai CLI.
- Better performance and usability with Property Manager now available in GA.
- Third-party integrations with your favorite tools like Varnish, Terraform, WordPress, and Jenkins.
- Improved documentation – in addition to improved API docs, you’ll see a whole slew of new technical blog posts starting this week on the Akamai Developer blog.
Follow this link to see everything that Akamai for DevOps has to offer.
The Akamai CLI gives developers a completely new way to interact with their Akamai cloud delivery configurations…all on the command line. As a new unified tool, the Akamai CLI will speed up the way you manage property configurations and purge cache. It was built with extensibility in mind with new functionality coming in the near future
Integrate with Your Favorite Tools
As developers, we know that Akamai technologies is just one part of your infrastructure and it should be possible to work with it using the tools you use and love. To help with this, we are working on a number of third-party integrations, starting with the Akamai Connector for Varnish which is aimed at making transparently syncs Varnish cache configuration and purges to the Akamai platform using VCL.
Today, we are proud to release WordPress and Terraform integrations. Akamai Provider for Terraform is still in beta, but you are able to update DNS, and deploy new and updated properties, with more features coming soon. You can read more about Akamai for WordPress here, or install it immediately within WordPress, using the Add Plugin feature (just search for “Akamai”), or download it it directly from the WordPress Plugins Repository.
Just the Beginning
Today’s launch of Akamai for DevOps is the just beginning of the journey. We can’t wait for you to discover and play with all the new capabilities as well as the existing ones that you might have missed. We are also excited about a new internal initiative to bring more improvements to your DevOps experience in the coming months.
It’s an exciting time to be an Akamai Developer.
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