High Performance Search at Google

Web Performance
Location: Regency 1 Level: Novice
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I plan to present on overview of front-end performance techniques applied on Google Search. Topics will include:
- Progressive Rendering and HTTP chunking
- Deferred JS loading techniques
- CSS woes
- Using “Ajax” techniques to improve Search latency
- Browser quirks
- Productionizing clientside script at Google scale

Kyle Scholz


Kyle Scholz is a Software Engineer at Google, where he focuses on Search performance and infrastructure.

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Yaron Friedman


Yaron is a software engineer on the web search infrastructure team. In his role, he focuses on writing software to ensure that Google Search is as fast as possible. He also provides consultation and guidance for new features, helping to ensure that they conform with the fast and consistent experience that users expect.

Yaron has a bachelor’s degree in software engineering from the University of Waterloo, where he graduated with distinction on the Dean’s List.

  • Keynote Systems
  • Google
  • Shopzilla
  • Aptimize
  • Facebook
  • NeuStar
  • Rackspace Cloud
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • SoftLayer
  • SpringSource
  • Sun Microsystems

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