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The Edge is Becoming More Critical in a World of 5G and IoT

The edge is becoming more critical in a world of 5G and IoT. I've seen the evolution from 1x to 3G to 4G and now 5G over the many years I've worked ...
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Serverless Storage at the Edge (EdgeKV Beta)

We are pleased to announce the launch of EdgeKV, our distributed key-value store, into beta! EdgeKV is enabling technology for EdgeWorkers, our serverless computing platform that enables developers to create services using ...
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Edge Redirector Cloudlet Gets Faster

Cloudlets Policy Manager often takes a long time to load, which is a by-product of its original design where every policy activation is an individual file. These files must be moved around ...
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Our ESG Commitment: Investing in a Better World

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues are quickly emerging as a key concern for investors. To use a musical analogy, the bow is just resting on the first string, with more notes ...
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Working Together with Our Customers to Build a Sustainable Future

By now, we hope you've read Monday's and Tuesday's blog posts announcing the release of our annual sustainability report, our sustainability program, and the technical innovation behind it ...
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Stacking CDNs for Improved Performance and Security

I recently worked with a client whose large e-commerce site was hosted with a popular cloud-based commerce solution. Its business was growing rapidly into new geographic markets, and it was not satisfied ...
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Maintaining an Energy-Efficient Edge Platform

Over the past 20 years, we've seen a lot of growth at Akamai. When I started at Akamai, we used to have traffic peaks of almost 200 Mbps. From that fledgling startup, ...
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Sustainability at Akamai: An Efficient Platform Powered by Energy Aggregation

If I had a dollar for every time I heard "2020 was an unprecedented year", I could fund a clean energy project myself. And while we're tired of hearing it, it's true ...
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How the Edge Improves Microservices

Microservice architecture has transformed the way we develop and operate our applications. Microservices aren't a technology or a programming language. Instead, they create a structure for designing and building applications based on ...
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What’s the Value of a Key-Value Store?

A database back end for your application is vital, and odds are that your database is a relational database or a "not only SQL" (NoSQL) database. Relational databases have dominated the software ...