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Recap: Akamai at the Great Indian Developer Summit in Bangalore

The Great Indian Developer Summit recently held its 11th edition in Bangalore, and we on the Akamai Developer Relations team were proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of this influential event. The opportunity to interact with developers and admins like you through sessions and other conversations was extremely valuable...

Categories: Events, Technology

Visit Akamai at the DeltaV Conference, May 10-11

We’re proud to be a sponsor of the first-ever DeltaV Conference, to be held May 10-11 in London, where webperf fans from around the world will come together for two days of inspiring talks from elite web performance experts. As the world’s largest, most trusted cloud delivery platform, Akamai...

Categories: DevOps, Events, Web Performance

Introducing Akamai CLI 1.0

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.  Last June, we announced Akamai CLI, a new way to manage and configure Akamai from the command line. At the same time, we also...

Categories: Akamai 2018 Spring Release, DevOps, DevOps Articles, DevOps How To

2018 Spring Release Announcements: Akamai for DevOps

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.  Last fall we announced a ton of capabilities to enable Akamai users to seamlessly integrate CDN operations into their existing CI/CD pipelines. This was...

Categories: Akamai 2018 Spring Release, DevOps, DevOps Articles

Akamai CLI, Now With NPM Install

Earlier this year we introduced the Akamai CLI, a new way to manage and configure Akamai from the command line, and our customers have been very excited about it. Along the way, several customers asked if there’s an easier method for installing the binary and getting started. We noticed...

Categories: DevOps, Technology

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 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...

Categories: DevOps Articles, Technology

Learning and Adapting to DevOps

I’m in a professional services role associated with content delivery, and as such, I’ve been a bit removed from actual development. You could say I’d lost touch with my coding background. However, over the last 6-8 months, I’ve been focusing on DevOps at Akamai, and swimming in the deep end of...

Categories: DevOps Articles

Using Enterprise Application Access for DevOps

Continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) of application code and configurations is at the heart of DevOps. This basically means a rapid cycle where code and configuration changes are developed, tested and released on the order of days (or hours), rather than weeks or months. In order for this to work though, an...

Categories: DevOps Articles, Technology

How to Create a DevOps-Friendly Maintenance Page

In my previous blog post entitled “How to deliver code with zero downtime,” I presented a working solution on delivering new code without any service interruption. However, there are situations where it’s not possible to apply this pattern due to different reasons. Here are a few examples: A new...

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