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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...

Categories: Edge 2017, 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, Edge 2017, 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, Edge 2017, 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, Edge 2017, Web Performance

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

Encrypting the Web for All: The Need to Support TLS SNI in the Remaining Clients

HTTPS is a protocol for secure communication, where protection, privacy, and integrity of exchanged data are paramount. You’ve used HTTPS sites for shopping, email, login credentials, and anytime it’s important to encrypt data. But more and more traditional web sites that typically weren’t using encryption are now switching to...

Categories: Technology

Akamai Developer at Velocity London!

O’Reilly’s Velocity Conference is the place where industry practitioners come together to share their latest work in distributed systems and how to scale complicated applications to customer bases that are growing as fast as the internet. Akamai, the world’s largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, is no stranger...

Categories: Events

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...

Categories: DevOps Articles, Technology