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Tiered Cache Smart Topology

A few years ago, we released Argo to help make the Internet faster and more efficient. Argo observes network conditions and finds the optimal route across the Internet for origin server requests, avoiding congestion along the way.Tiered Cache is an Argo feature that reduces the number of data centers responsible for requesting assets from the…

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Introducing: Smarter Tiered Cache Topology Generation

Caching is a magic trick. Instead of a customer’s origin responding to every request, Cloudflare’s 200+ data centers around the world respond with content that is cached geographically close to visitors. This dramatically improves the load performance for web pages while decreasing the bandwidth costs by having Cloudflare respond to a request with cached content.However,…

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2020 U.S. Election: Cybersecurity Analysis

As the election season has ramped down and the new Presidential Administration begins, we think it’s important to assess whether there are lessons we can draw from our experience helping to provide cybersecurity services for those involved in the 2020 U.S. elections.Cloudflare built the Athenian Project – our project to provide free services to state…

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Who won Super Bowl LV? A look at Internet traffic during the game

The obvious answer is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers but the less obvious answer comes from asking “which Super Bowl advertiser got the biggest Internet bump?”. This blog aims to answer that question.Before, during, and after the game a crack team of three people who work on Cloudflare Radar looked at real time statistics for traffic…

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Congratulations to Cloudflare’s 2020 Partner Award Winners

We are privileged to share Cloudflare’s inaugural set of Partner Awards. These Awards recognize our partner companies and representatives worldwide who stood out this past year for their investments in acquiring technical expertise in our offerings, for delivering innovative applications and services built on Cloudflare, and for their commitment to customer success.The unprecedented challenges in…

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Building Product Intelligence Platform with Cloudflare Workers

“You can only improve what you can measure.”We try to make Cloudflare’s onboarding experience as accessible as possible. For this reason, many customers are able to set up Cloudflare, configure their accounts and products, and discover additional products entirely on their own in our dashboard. Our Customer Onboarding team builds the dashboard experiences that make…

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The effect of switching to TCMalloc on RocksDB memory use

In previous posts we wrote about our configuration distribution system Quicksilver and the story of migrating its storage engine to RocksDB. This solution proved to be fast, resilient and stable. During the migration process, we noticed that Quicksilver memory consumption was unexpectedly high. After our investigation we found out that the root cause was a…

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Cloudflare Named a ‘Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality’

Today we are excited to announce Cloudflare has been named a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). This designation was earned by receiving a perfect score of 100 percent on the HRC’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index. The Corporate Equality Index (CEI) is a nationally recognized benchmarking tool that…

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