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Load balancing multiple CDNs or how jsDelivr works

Don’t Know jsDelivr? You will. If you’re not in the know, jsDelivr is a free and public CDN that offers hosting for developers at no cost. It’s a lot like Google Hosted Libraries, but with more projects and freedom. Anyone can submit a library for hosting on this CDN. It’s fast with multiple points of […]

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This Halloween, We Give Thanks to dRACKula

Administering a rack of servers, switches and power strips is hard enough. But doing this remotely — from another continent — is a horror story. We used to map out our racks and file servers using an Excel spreadsheet with our data centers’ contact information…which is as easy to navigate as you’d expect (not very). […]

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Turbocharging Hexo with MaxCDN

Hexo is a simple, powerful blog framework powered by Node.js. The MaxCDN Plugin makes it easy to put static assets (stylesheets, CSS, javascript) on a CDN to speed up load time for your visitors. Let's take a look. Setup MaxCDN and Hexo MaxCDN Setup To start, login to (or create) your  MaxCDN account. We'll be creating a custom […]

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Now Open (Sourced): DevDocs

At MaxCDN, we’re big supporters of open source. We believe that our business practices should be transparent, that our customers should have access to our current performance and uptime and our stack is made up of open source software. We like to give back to the open source community as much as we can. We’re […]

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Speed Awareness Month Article Round Up

For the 2nd year in a row, we're organizing a lot of the thought leaders in web performance to produce the blog for the month of August 2013. For every weekday there is a new post. Here is a round up of the articles posted so far. Please feel free to read and contribute […]

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New PHP SDK Version 2.0.0 Released and Composer Friendly

We've just released version 2.0.0 of our PHP SDK available on GitHub. Our goal for this release was simple: Make it easier for PHP developers to use our stuff.  How we've done this requires some geek goggles so put them on and take a look at the following details: Organized code to be PSR-0 compliant. […]

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BootstrapCDN now serving 3.0.0-RC1

Update: Now Serving RC2 The day has finally arrived!  Release Candidate 1 is now available for you to download...or just let us do the hosting for you!  That is what the official website tells you to do: Use the Bootstrap CDN The folks over at NetDNA have graciously provided CDN support for Bootstrap's CSS and JavaScript. To […]

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Now Serving: Frankfurt

At NetDNA we know that every millisecond counts. We're happy to announce that we've expanded our network with an additional point of presence (PoP) in Frankfurt, Germany. Due to this upgrade, all web traffic nearest Frankfurt, Germany will be served faster. Currently, if you're on Edge 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19 or 20  you'll have […]

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Happy 1st Birthday BootstrapCDN

We registered a little over a year ago, on May 25, 2012. By early June the site was deployed, by July 5, 2012 (a year ago today!) external traffic really started to flow. Here's what happened in the next 12 months:

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Austin & Santa Clara: MaxCDN on the Conference Trail

June was a big month for conferences for the MaxCDN team. The first stop was Austin, TX for Hosting Con. A few highlights: Dropping by the WPEngine offices with Fred A BBQ lunch and touring the Spiceworks HQ, a customer of ours Hitting up the CPanel & Softlayer party, talking with many customers and partners

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