An Introduction to DNSSEC

DNS is a fundamental building block of the Internet. Its responsibility is to locate and translate domain names to its corresponding Internet Protocol Addresses (IPv4 and IPv6). Changes and adaptations in the industry have occurred over time; more top-level domains, registries, and registrars have come into existence, mankind witnessed the “Dot-Com” bubble,…

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Web Performance 101: HTTP Headers Pt. 2

We recently reviewed some essential HTTP headers and how they are implemented in a previous blog post. Headers can affect page performance in multiple ways, but there are three major factors that can negatively and/or positively affect the digital experience : Caching Compression Security This article discusses how headers can help…

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The Key to Cache: An Intro to Varnish

We’ve published several articles on the topic of caching and its role in optimizing web performance in the past. In this article, we will focus specifically on varnish, which is an HTTP accelerator otherwise known as caching HTTP reverse proxy. What are HTTP Accelerators? HTTP accelerators use techniques such as…

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Announcement: Splunk Integration

Today’s digital business landscape has put a premium on performance. With such high stakes at play, IT organizations are amassing huge volumes of time-series data across multiple data sources to successfully deliver high-quality performance. What sets high-performing IT organizations apart from the rest though, is the implementation of an issue management and…

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