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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...

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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...

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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...

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How Akamai Fast Fallback Helps You Iterate Faster

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

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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Learn Akamai: A New Approach to Documentation

Akamai’s product documentation is about to get a lot easier to find and use. Our Product Experience Documentation team just completed a transition from existing documentation legacy tools to a completely new XML/DITA-based tool set and a robust content management system. This new documentation and user-assistance paradigm provides a...

Categories: Technology

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...

Categories: DevOps Articles, Technology