Anchoring Trust: A Hardware Secure Boot Story
November 17, 2020 12:00PM
As a security company, we pride ourselves on finding innovative ways to protect our platform to, in turn, protect the data of our customers. Part of this approach is implementing progressive methods in protecting our hardware at scale....
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When Bloom filters don't bloom
March 02, 2020 1:00PM
Last month finally I had an opportunity to use Bloom filters. I became fascinated with the promise of this data structure, but I quickly realized it had some drawbacks. This blog post is the tale of my brief love affair with Bloom filters....
Why Cloudflare Chose AMD EPYC for Gen X Servers
March 01, 2020 1:00PM
Looking back at this week's posts on the design, specifications, and performance of Cloudflare’s Gen X servers using AMD CPUs. Every server can run every service. This architectural decision has helped us achieve higher efficiency across the Cloudflare network....
Securing Memory at EPYC Scale
February 28, 2020 2:00PM
At Cloudflare, we encrypt data both in transit (on the network) and at rest (on the disk). Both practices address some of the most common vectors used to exfiltrate information and these measures serve to protect sensitive data from attackers but, what about data currently in use?...
Gen X Performance Tuning
February 27, 2020 2:00PM
We have partnered with AMD to get the best performance out of this processor and today, we are highlighting our tuning efforts that led to an additional 6% performance. Thermal design power (TDP) and dynamic power, amongst others, play a critical role when tuning a system....