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Connecting Cloud Monitor to Sumo Logic

Cloud Monitor is a real-time, push API service that delivers critical transaction data from Akamai to your big data, analytics, or monitoring environments. Akamai has partnered with Sumo Logic to analyze and display metrics and reports from Akamai’s traffic. Setup and configuration between Sumo Logic and Cloud Monitor is usually...

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Getting Started with the Mobile App Performance (MAP) SDK

The Mobile App Performance software development kit (MAP SDK) helps you create seamless mobile experiences when connection speeds are slow, or even unavailable. The MAP SDK manages this by intelligently pre-positioning content on the mobile device. The SDK also provides you with real user and device insights, including custom metrics, that...

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Akamai Developer Cheat Sheets

At the 2016 Akamai Edge Conference we handed out brand new developer cheat sheets. If you missed us there, you can download the PDFs and print them out. These are great posted on your wall, or otherwise kept handy for quick reference. You can read about each cheatsheet below, or get them all in...

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Introducing Akamai Connector for Varnish

You use Varnish because you don’t want your server regenerating the same dynamic content from scratch every time it gets accessed. Varnish handles requests before they make it to your backend, increasing offload and performance significantly. You use Akamai to ensure that no matter where in the world your...

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You Asked for It: PAPI Enhancements

Greetings Property Manager API (PAPI) developers. We’ve listened to your feedback and made some important enhancements to PAPI. Briefly: You should upgrade to the new rule format “v2016-11-15” You have four more built-in variables to use We’re making significant performance enhancements to PAPI Update to New Rule Format “v2016-11-15” In order to keep your code from...

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The State of the Internet in 2016

Every quarter Akamai does a State of the Internet report and shares information about online connectivity, cybersecurity trends, internet connection speeds, broadband adoption, mobile usage, outages, cyberattacks, and web security threats. Not to brag too much, but with over 2 trillion internet interactions, we’re in a unique position to gather and report...

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Easier API Management

As an Akamai developer, you may have felt stymied from time to time by not being able to configure your own API access, and you generally had to ask an admin to make the changes for you. No longer! Akamai is committed to improving the developer experience, and as part of...

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Ion 3.0 for Developers

The latest release of Akamai Ion is now available! This is big news for developers and especially mobile developers, as it contains new features and capabilities designed to address mobile web and mobile app challenges. Mobile Application Performance SDK This version of Ion introduces the Mobile Application Performance (MAP) SDK, which...

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SPDY Reaches End of Life: What Now?

On March 15th, 2017, the SPDY protocol will no longer be supported on the Akamai Platform. SPDY was the initially controversial HTTP/1.x alternative — proposed by Google in 2009 — intended to make the web faster. SPDY proved to be the kick-in-the-pants necessary to get the web moving forward with an...

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Which APIs Can My Client Access?

Ever wonder which APIs your client can access, and whether you have read/write privileges? This blog will help you identify the type of access your API client has. This can be a godsend if you are debugging access issues with a given API client. You’ll be using two command-line developer tools (HTTPie, and...

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