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Network Data Deduplication Using Pseudo-Time

November 2, 2018

In the last article on the History of Pseudo-Time I mentioned that we use pseudo-time to accelerate network traffic. Network data deduplication is one of those applications. In this article we're going to cover how network data deduplication works; why traditional CDNs don't typically use it; and... CONTINUE READING


History of Pseudo-Time

October 28, 2018

When NuevoCloud was founded in 2012 our original product was a storage service built on a novel pseudo-time filesystem. Continued development of our filesystem and pseudo-time allowed us to turn it into a distributed system, and eventually build a CDN from it. As far as we know, NuevoCloud is the... CONTINUE READING

     

High Performance OCSP Stapling

October 9, 2018

This blog post describes an existing function of our service. No change has been made to our network. Whenever a SSL/TLS certificate is used, a client should (ideally) check to see if that certificate has been revoked. To do that, clients use the Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP). Briefly... CONTINUE READING

     

Encrypting the Long Haul

September 12, 2018

This blog post describes an existing function of our service. No change has been made to our network. The biggest decision we made at the start of NuevoCloud was the decision to develop our edge software from scratch, instead of building on top of Nginx or Varnish (despite their excellent work).... CONTINUE READING

     

Instantly Scalable Load Balancing

August 15, 2018

Today we've added support for multiple origin servers with load balancing. We balance the load at the edge of our CDN by expanding on our existing routing software. What this means is that we can balance the load with no additional resources and no warm up or adjustment period when a zone's traffic... CONTINUE READING