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Using Enterprise Application Access for DevOps

Continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) of application code and configurations is at the heart of DevOps. This basically means a rapid cycle where code and configuration changes are developed, tested and released on the order of days (or hours), rather than weeks or months. In order for this to work though, an...

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Introducing Akamai CLI for Visitor Prioritization

Part of the Akamai Cloudlets family, Visitor Prioritization (typically referred to as simply VP) has long been an integral component in allowing our customers to protect their origins in a flexible, on-demand, real-time manner. By offering user-friendly waiting rooms and extremely customizable rules, VP helps provide a positive user...

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Webinar: Automating Your Workflow with Akamai for DevOps

Our next developer webinar walks you through our Akamai for DevOps initiative and our roadmap for what’s to come. Join us on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 9am PDT. It’s critical for developers to be able to manage and automate their software delivery pipeline, and we’re excited to share the latest product...

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Akamai CLI Progress Report: 0.3

Today is the first of our regular updates on the new Akamai CLI where we plan to keep you appraised of new features, changes, and new packages. One of the primary goals for Akamai CLI is to maximize User Experience (UX) and Developer Experience (DX) when you work with the...

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How to Create a DevOps-Friendly Maintenance Page

In my previous blog post entitled “How to deliver code with zero downtime,” I presented a working solution on delivering new code without any service interruption. However, there are situations where it’s not possible to apply this pattern due to different reasons. Here are a few examples: A new...

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Automatically Clone Your Config with PAPI

There are times when you want to automatically clone and edit a configuration, rather than doing it manually through Luna. By using the Property Manager API (PAPI), you can do exactly that. This is particularly beneficial in the case where you have a “Master Config” with all the required...

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Managing Your Configuration Through PAPI

Last year, I worked with a customer to support the transformation of their configuration, their application, and their procedures to be more streamlined and DevOps. As part of that, they had an initially vague, but interesting requirement – Improve the Release Process. What they meant was that the Akamai part...

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Measuring Performance of Third Party Contributors

Web site owners need to monitor the performance of their site, and measuring how long things take to load is a significant part of that. Your web pages likely contain content you own and you don’t own, and while measuring the performance of assets you own is straightforward, measuring...

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Performance and Usage Implications of Custom Fonts

You may not think about it much, but fonts play a critical role in how quickly a web page renders. Custom font usage has increased steadily over the past six years, and as of this writing, 68% of sites in the HTTP Archive use at least one custom font. Why use custom fonts? Many...

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Your Chance to Speak at Akamai Edge 2017: CFP Now Open!

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Akamai Edge conference, and we’re especially excited to bring a back the Developer Zone, a special section of the conference made just for our developer community. As part of the Developer Zone, we’ll be hosting a Developer Track featuring over 36...

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