In what’s a short amount of time on the cosmic scale, Earth’s inevitable death will come, along with everything I left behind. No human will be there to remember me anymore, all my ideas, memories and thoughts disappearing without anyone to wave them goodbye. Demotivating and sad, isn’t it? To think nothing lasts forever, and at some point in the future, it won’t matter. I disagree. Everything has an end, but that’s what makes the part preceding it worth enjoying.
Cloudflare is a very popular service used primarily to cache large requests for static content (for example, images) and protect against DDOS attacks. It’s one of the pioneers in its field and has a largely good reputation thanks to its free services for smaller websites, free TLS certificates and privacy-enhancing tools, like 220.127.116.11. But is it really that good? Let’s explore the possible catches. An introduction to Cloudflare. First off, how it works.