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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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