Flight Control

News, tips, and tricks from the team at Fly

Docker without Docker

We’re Fly.io. We take container images and run them on our hardware around the world. It’s pretty neat, and you...

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The 5-hour CDN

The term "CDN" ("content delivery network") conjures Google-scale companies managing huge racks of hardware, wrangling...

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SSH and User-mode IP WireGuard

Here’s a thing you’d probably want to do with an application hosted on a provider like Fly.io: pop a shell on it...

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Elixir is amazing – coincidentally, we're hiring Elixir dev advocates

We're starting to think that Elixir might be the Flyest ❤️ programming language.Fly is a hosting platform for applications...

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Persistent Storage and Fast Remote Builds

If you’ve been keeping up with us at Fly, you may be picking up on a bit of a narrative with us. Fly launched, in...

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The Tokio Upgrade from 0.2 to 1.x

At Fly.io, we run a Rust-based load-balancer which handles almost all of our traffic. It stands on the shoulders...

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You should know about Server-Side Request Forgery

This is a post about the most dangerous vulnerability most web applications face, one step that we took at Fly to...

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The January 2021 Fly ChangeLog

Private networking between Fly Apps, WireGuard VPNs, updates to scaling, and backend improvements. This is what...

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Fly In 2020 - A year in features (and articles)

TL:DR; Launch, Turboku, Custom Domains, Scaling, One-Click Apps, Persistent Storage, Private Networking and Wireguard...

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