Load balancing on JunOS

Load balancing on JunOS

One of the fun things that tends to happen when I’m coaching someone through an Anycast deployment is getting past the first proof of concept, which usually looks something like: “a west coast webserver” and “east coast webserver” each announcing a /32 via BGP. At...
Why CDN capacity numbers don’t matter

Why CDN capacity numbers don’t matter

I’ve been constantly fascinated over the last 10 or 15 years as CDN’s have started to release “capacity numbers”, and more and more people have started to ask about CDN capacity. How many servers do you have, how many terabits of capacity do you have, how many PoPs do...
HTTP/2 is Not A Magic Bullet

HTTP/2 is Not A Magic Bullet

Don’t expect to see a presentation at the next Velocity, AWS re:Invent, or Interop Conference that states: HTTP/2 is here. CDNs are no longer necessary. Fire all your performance engineers. Performance is great. Nothing left to improve. We’re done. What you...
5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With DNS

5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With DNS

Running a multi-CDN setup may sound like a daunting endeavor, but thanks to CacheFly and NS1, it’s not only an easy thing to do, it’s a pathway to savings and great end user experience. This may sound a little far-fetched, but we’ve got the technology to make it...
CacheFly Capacity Upgrades and HTTP/2 Support

CacheFly Capacity Upgrades and HTTP/2 Support

As part of our commitment to provide our customers with the fastest content delivery while handling ongoing bandwidth demand and growth in our customer base, we’ve added capacity and servers in the following locations: Dallas San Jose London Chicago HTTP/2 SUPPORT NOW...