Why does one NGINX worker take all the load?

Published on by Marek Majkowski.

Scaling up TCP servers is usually straightforward. Most deployments start by using a single process setup. When the need arises more worker processes are added. This is a scalability model for many applications, including HTTP servers like Apache, NGINX or Lighttpd. CC BY-SA 2.0 image by Paul Townsend Increasing

Cloudflare and Google Offer App Developers $100,000 in Cloud Platform Credits

Published on by Alonso Bustamante.

When Cloudflare started, our company needed two things: an initial group of users, and the finances to fund our development. We know most developers face the same issues. The Cloudflare Apps Platform solves the first problem by allowing third parties to develop applications that can be delivered across Cloudflare's edge

App Highlight: Hardenize

Published on by Jameson Sundell.

Hardenize is a comprehensive security tool that continuously monitors the security and configuration of your domain name, email, and website. Ivan Ristić, the author of Hardenize, gave a demo of his app at our Cloudflare London HQ. Do you know how secure your site is? View a Hardenize report on

Recap: How to make a Cloudflare App workshop in Austin

Published on by Jameson Sundell.

Cloudflare hosted a developer preview workshop in Austin for Cloudflare Apps, taught by Zack Bloom, tech lead of Cloudflare Apps. Due to popular request, we are making available the video from the workshop. Want some ideas on what to start with? Check out the idea suggestion list on our Cloudflare

Net Neutrality Day: Cloudflare + Fight for the Future

Published on by Jameson Sundell.

For Net Neutrality Day on July 12, Fight for the Future (FFTF) launched a Cloudflare App installable for websites all over the world. Sites with it installed saw as many as 178 million page views prompting the users to write to their local congressional representative on the importance of Net