Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX
Wenbo Zhu

Wenbo Zhu
Software Engineer, Google


Wenbo Zhu is a software engineer at Google, where he is responsible for Google’s frontend networking frameworks. His current work involves building scalable and robust real-time messaging stacks for internet clients to interact with cloud services. He has also contributed to various web protocol-related standards and open source projects. Wenbo holds a PhD in computer engineering. He is the author of the so-called COLOR algorithm for managing performance and consistency trade-offs of geographically replicated cloud services.


4:15pm4:55pm Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Infrastructure, Performance
Location: Meeting Room 9 A/B
Level: Intermediate
Wenbo Zhu (Google)
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The authors of WiSH have been involved with the WebSocket protocol since its beginning but soon realized that the real problem has always been web APIs along with a non-HTTP protocol that is truly harmful to the web. Wenbo Zhu explains why the web is better off with WiSH for deploying scalable and reliable bidirectional communication over the internet. Read more.