Introducing the RequestCountryCode GeoIP header and improved traffic manager

Introducing the RequestCountryCode GeoIP header and improved traffic manager

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Dejan Grofelnik Pelzel
Dejan Grofelnik Pelzel
April 1st, 2019

We just enabled all of our CDN PoPs with new GeoIP resolving capabilities. This allows us to map the IP of your visitors to a two letter ISO code of the country they are connecting from. As part of the update, the country code is now forwarded to your origin u…

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Ashburn PoP Is Now Live

Ashburn PoP Is Now Live

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Dejan Grofelnik Pelzel
Dejan Grofelnik Pelzel
March 20th, 2019

We're happy to announce our latest expansion into Ashburn, Virginia in the United States! Ashburn is one of the fastest growing regions in terms of datacenter and network connectivity in the US, being located just a hop out of Washington DC.The new PoP improve…

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Partial DNS Outage - What happened?

Partial DNS Outage - What happened?

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Dejan Grofelnik Pelzel
Dejan Grofelnik Pelzel
March 19th, 2019

Yesterday at around 22PM GMT+1 we began noticing a slow, but steady drop of traffic on our system, but nothing seemed wrong at first. Our monitoring did not go off initially and it just seemed like everything was in order despite a small dip in traffic, which…

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Why "optimizing" your images with Base64 is almost always a bad idea

Why "optimizing" your images with Base64 is almost always a bad idea

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Dejan Grofelnik Pelzel
Dejan Grofelnik Pelzel
March 17th, 2019

Unfortunately, even to this day, some optimization plugins and blogs suggest "optimizing" your images by encoding them to Base64 and including that straight into your HTML.In this post, I want to address why in this day and age, this is almost always a very ba…

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How ANAME DNS records affect CDN routing

How ANAME DNS records affect CDN routing

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Dejan Grofelnik Pelzel
Dejan Grofelnik Pelzel
March 12th, 2019

We have noticed a trend of more and more users wanting to use BunnyCDN for full website caching on the root domain. We have, for multiple reasons, been advising users against this and in this post I want to highlight one of them, the ANAME record.What is an AN…

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