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Brotli from Origin Now Available

This is one in a series of posts about the Akamai 2018 Spring Release. For an overview of the Spring Release, see our post here.  With the Akamai 2018 Spring Release, we’ve officially released Brotli from Origin and made it available to customers who use any Akamai delivery product....

Categories: Akamai 2018 Spring Release, Technology, Web Performance

What’s New with Adaptive Media Player

This is one in a series of posts about the Akamai 2018 Spring Release. For an overview of the Spring Release, see our post here.  The Akamai Adaptive Media Player (AMP) provides a simple way to insert a quality media playback experience in your web, mobile, and connected-TV applications...

Categories: Akamai 2018 Spring Release, APIs, No Tags

Build and Automate Actionable Threat Intelligence With Akamai and Splunk

It’s no secret that security threats and events are increasing in frequency and complexity with each passing nanosecond. Organizations of every size and in every geography understand that minimizing the time to detect and respond has become more important than ever. Exhibit A: Last year, one of the most...

Categories: Security

Meet our newest Akamai Developer Evangelist, Javier Garza

Hi there, My name is Javier Garza. My motto is “share what you know and learn what you don’t”, and in recent years I’ve shared a lot of information at conferences, tech days, trainings, blogs, and even in a book. Several weeks ago, I started this new role as...

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Avoid Costly Outages and Elevate Performance by Managing Third-Party Scripts

Third-party scripts are everywhere on the web today. They’re used for ads, analytics, social media and countless other purposes, and are often managed manually or with tag managers. These scripts can provide a lot of business benefit, but they can also cause chaos when it comes to site performance...

Categories: Web Performance

Video: “Optimize Your Life” Presentation

At last week’s PerfMatters conference in Redwood, CA, I presented a talk titled “Optimize Your Life”. In the talk, I shared some real-life stories that show how you can apply web performance best practices to optimize all aspects of your life. Specifically, I discussed how I optimized these items: Playing...

Categories: Featured, Web Performance

Optimize Your Life at #PerfMatters Web Performance Conference

I love conferences, especially web performance conferences, and I wanted to share with you an exciting new web performance conference: it’s called #Perfmatters and it’s running March 27 & 28 in Redwood City, CA (near San Francisco). The #PerfMatters conference is run by the legendary Estelle Weyl, who has...

Categories: Events, Web Performance

The Official List of PAPI Quota Limits

Property Manager and its corresponding Open API (which we call “PAPI” for short because it’s the Property Manager API) are powerful tools to manage the way your web content is delivered on the Akamai platform. Using Property Manager and PAPI’s nested rules with matches and behaviors, you can do...

Categories: APIs, DevOps

A Simple and Secure Way to Test Against Your Private Dev and QA Environments

With the Akamai for DevOps World Tour now in full swing, this seems like a good time to highlight a key tool for DevOps environments: it’s called Enterprise Application Access (EAA). Let me give you a bit of background before we dive into all of EAA’s capabilities and what...

Categories: DevOps, Security

Mobile App Performance (MAP) SDK Reference App Available

About a year ago, mobile internet usage surpassed desktop usage for the first time. Mobile use is skyrocketing right now, and the use of mobile apps is on a similar trajectory. In fact, among mobile internet users, mobile apps account for 84.9% of total mobile time spent. So high...

Categories: DevOps, Edge '17 Highlights, Mobile