The “caching ecosystem” has evolved over the years – what, where, and how long you cache your web assets are now important considerations for anyone doing business on the internet. Browser cache, html5 application cache, sophisticated reverse proxies like Varnish, and the evolution of CDNs have all elevated caching as the single most effective tool for creating high performing and scalable web applications.
Using live demos, we will dive into some advance caching concepts that will enable you to squeeze the most benefits from this caching ecosystem, including:
However, with caching power comes caching responsibility. If not implemented correctly, these advanced techniques can degrade or even break site functionality. We will conclude with some practical exercises to define the caching strategy for key use cases:
Paul Calvano has been helping enterprises improve the performance of their web applications for more than 15 years. As a senior web performance architect at Akamai, he helps customers optimize their website and mobile performance by utilizing the Akamai platform efficiently, following industry best practices, and designing solutions to help overcome technical obstacles.
Ever since taking a BASIC programming course in 8th grade, Rakesh Chaudhary has been hooked on computers. He works at Akamai Technologies, helping customers solve large-scale web performance and digital media problems. In his spare time, Rakesh makes short films.
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