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Akamai Developer at Velocity London!

O’Reilly’s Velocity Conference is the place where industry practitioners come together to share their latest work in distributed systems and how to scale complicated applications to customer bases that are growing as fast as the internet. Akamai, the world’s largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, is no stranger...

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Iterate! It’s the only way forward!

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...

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A CDN’s Evolving Role in the New DevOps Friendly 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...

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Learn Akamai: A New Approach to Documentation

Akamai’s product documentation is about to get a lot easier to find and use. Our Product Experience Documentation team just completed a transition from existing documentation legacy tools to a completely new XML/DITA-based tool set and a robust content management system. This new documentation and user-assistance paradigm provides a...

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PAPI Improvements

Greetings developers and especially Akamai Edge 2017 attendees. We continue to add features and improve the developer experience for the Property Manager API (PAPI), and here are the recent key improvements you should be aware of: Improved Search – The search endpoint now includes properties that have not yet...

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Fast Purge, Rinse, Repeat

Purges allow CDN users to update stale content on their website. This is crucial to customers trying to maximize their application offload by providing longer TTLs, thereby reducing their own operating costs while also improving end-user performance. Akamai’s Fast Purge capability not only provides users the ability to purge...

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Admins Sessions in the Developer Zone

We recently did a post on the Developer Sessions at Edge, and I also want to highlight some sessions for Admins. Because, despite the name, the Developer Zone isn’t just for developers. If you’re an administrator, or someone who creates or modifies Akamai configurations, there are experiences at Edge...

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The Answer to Your Burning Question…

People come to software conferences for a variety of reasons, and with different expectations. But one thing everyone has in common is that they all have at least one burning question. Maybe you’re new to Akamai and you have a whole slough of beginner questions. We love those, fire...

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Media Sessions in the Edge Developer Zone

Our Edge conference is fast approaching, and I hope you’re all as excited as I am! Personally, I’m looking forward to spending some time in our awesome Developer Zone. In addition to the hands-on labs, breakout sessions (and of course awesome prizes and swag), this year we’ll be offering...

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Akamai Edge Developer Sessions FTW!

Akamai Edge is just over two weeks away, and if you’re a developer, you might be wondering, what’s in it for you? Our VP of Developer Marketing, Nick Tran already gave a quick overview of the Developer Zone, so I’d like to tell you specifically about the sessions. We’ll...

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