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Fly Edge Apps: Advanced HTTP Routing

Have you ever wanted to serve bunch of different apps on the same hostname? We have, and earned VCL / HAProxy / nginx...

By Kurt 

Fly Edge Apps: Develop, Test, Release

We have all broken apps by fat fingering a config or clicking the wrong checkbox in a control panel for an important...

By Kurt 

Load Balancing a Fleet of Docker Containers Using Fly

Time to scale? Ready to add more containers? When you start to consider multiplying the number of containers you...

By Kellen 

What's a Load Balancer? Rabbit Holes and Wormholes

Creating web applications is an evolving challenge. As you attract more users, you generate more connections and...

By Kellen 

Happy Holidays 2017

What a year 2017 has been! We launched, that was a big one. One of our team members had a baby, that was big, too...

By Kellen 

How Ciphersuites Work: TLS in Pieces

The TLS handshake begins each HTTPS connection. The back-and-forth of the handshake is a negotiation between the...

By Kellen 

What Makes Applications Slow

You have about 2 seconds before your application starts feeling slow to your visitors. This comfortable 2 seconds...

By Kellen 

How RSA Works: TLS Foundations

RSA is a foundational algorithm within modern Cryptography. If we understand how RSA is working behind the curtains...

By Kellen 

Building a Laravel Blog App with Fly

Laravel makes it easy to build modern applications with custom domains by providing a powerful routing system which...

By Miguel 

Happy Thanksgiving 2017!

Building technology is demanding work. With the festivities this weekend, we’ll take time to rest, reflect, and...

By Kellen 

How We Deliver Global SSL with Let's Encrypt

Fly is proud to sponsor Let’s Encrypt. We’ve been hard at work making Let’s Encrypt TLS certificates as simple and...

By Kellen 

SEO Is Dead, Long Live SEO

The Great Advertising Platforms - Search Engines and Social Networks - need to get paid! There are shareholders to...

By Kellen