Iterate! It’s the only way forward!

As a former DevOps engineer, I love the popular graphic below, primarily because of how concisely it sums up the way DevOps has transformed our pace of innovation today. One of the key drivers of this innovation is the ability to iterate. The ‘now ancient’ waterfall model meant release...

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A CDN’s Evolving Role in the New DevOps Friendly World

In an ultra competitive world with abundant access to resources, pushing out one change every six months isn’t enough to keep up with the market. Companies today have streamlined deployment processes and capabilities in order to speed up deployments from yearly, to as often as possible. DevOps represents the category...

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PAPI Improvements

Greetings developers and especially Akamai Edge 2017 attendees. We continue to add features and improve the developer experience for the Property Manager API (PAPI), and here are the recent key improvements you should be aware of: Improved Search – The search endpoint now includes properties that have not yet...

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Fast Purge, Rinse, Repeat

Purges allow CDN users to update stale content on their website. This is crucial to customers trying to maximize their application offload by providing longer TTLs, thereby reducing their own operating costs while also improving end-user performance. Akamai’s Fast Purge capability not only provides users the ability to purge...

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Learning and Adapting to DevOps

I’m in a professional services role associated with content delivery, and as such, I’ve been a bit removed from actual development. You could say I’d lost touch with my coding background. However, over the last 6-8 months, I’ve been focusing on DevOps at Akamai, and swimming in the deep end of...

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