The Rustacean Station Podcast

Cloudflare with Adam Chalmers

Posted Sat, 04 Feb 2023 16:46:00 +0000

Allen Wyma talks with Adam Chalmers, software engineer at Cloudflare, which is a global network of servers located around the world, that uses Rust to help power and secure the internet.

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  • [@0:00] - Introduction to Cloudflare
  • [@3:57] - Cloudflare’s edge computing
  • [@7:56] - Running Rust binary on Cloudflare
  • [@10:36] - Adams’ background and work history
  • [@15:12] - How does Cloudflare provide web security?
  • [@32:30] - Cloudflare’s transition and rewriting from C to Rust
  • [@37:12] - Cloudflare’s data plane and control plane
  • [@43:00] - Hacking and security issues on Apple and other devices
  • [@50:56] - How does Cloudflare handle onboarding people to Rust
  • [@1:00:09] - The importance of Rust’s performance and reliability for Cloudflare
  • [@1:05:07] - Parting thoughts


Intro Theme: Aerocity

Audio Editing: Plangora

Hosting Infrastructure: Jon Gjengset

Show Notes: Plangora

Hosts: Allen Wyma