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Integrating Akamai Into Your CI/CD Environment with Jenkins

We’re really excited about all the new functionality we’re creating for Akamai for DevOps, especially the CLI. One reason we’re so pumped about this is that it enables you to integrate your property management into an existing continuous integration or continuous deployment pipeline and help you adopt DevOps in your organization....

Categories: DevOps How To

Akamai Developer at Velocity, San Jose

We had a great time connecting with thousands of developers at Velocity, announcing our new Akamai for DevOps! Our incredible evangelists delivered amazing presentations and 1:1 demos, walking thru our brand new initiative, empowering developers to integrate Akamai into their workflows and streamline how they manage their configuration. In...

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Performance Debugging Leads to Discovery of a Bizarre Browser Bug

I worked on an interesting performance investigation recently, and I wanted to share some of the techniques I used to dig in and isolate the problem. It all started when a customer informed me that they rolled back an HTTP/2 configuration push because it caused significant slowdowns on their...

Categories: Technology

Road to DevOps: Installing Git Server

Most people in DevOps won’t set up their own instance of Git. With so many enterprise products on the market today, many of which integrate easily with workflow tools, the roll-your-own approach is becoming rare. However, there are usecases where installing your own Git server is useful, or even necessary. It’s...

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The Burney Twins: Building Careers and Solutions Together

Sonia and Sabrina have a lot in common. They both work at Akamai, they’re both in the Global Services division, and they’re both Solutions Architects. You might even say they’re like twins. And you’d be right! The Burney sisters grew up together in Pleasanton, California, where they were inseparable....

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Monitoring your Akamai Properties using Slack and Lambda

When using a cloud service, keeping tabs on availability and performance is critically important. Knowing that your system is humming along without issues helps keep you focused on your core business. One of the ways to keep track of your Akamai properties is through the Adaptive Alerts system, which...

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Building a Virtual Python Environment

When embarking on a devOps journey, getting a consistent development environment is the key. In this post, I show how to setup a virtual environment and install the correct libraries necessary for a project. A Virtual Environment is a tool to keep the dependencies required by different projects in...

Categories: DevOps How To

Deliver Code with Zero Downtime

Software delivery has changed significantly over last ten or so years. These days, software needs to be delivered frequently, without service interruption, with zero downtime and no impact on end users. Mike Kevis illustrated this process very nicely in his article on the evolution of software engineering practices over a...

Categories: DevOps Articles, Technology

Announcing Akamai for DevOps

In today’s hyper-connected world, businesses need to move at the speed of light in order to deliver an amazing digital experience and to stay ahead of the competition. With the rise of DevOps, developers and IT professionals can deliver new code and features faster than ever before. And pushing...

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PAPI GA

Greetings developers! Today we’re announcing PAPI GA (General Availability). For all you early adopters, we appreciate your patience; you helped us make it faster and better. We know the wait is worth it! The Property Manager API, or PAPI, lets you programmatically manage the configuration of your web content on...

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