SPDY was proposed by Google back in November 2009 to reduce the latency and load time of web pages. It was provided as part of the Chromium open-source project and is enabled in Chrome by default.
We at Cotendo took on the challenge, implemented the server side, and extended our proxies to support SPDY, providing SPDY to HTTP “translation”. Guess what? It really speeds things up. But like all new good things, there is still work to do. We will share insights from our implementation, optimization of SSL-based traffic and present performance data both from Google’s and our customers’ deployment.
We believe the introduction of SPDY as a new application layer presents a unique opportunity to rethink web design concepts and front-end-optimization (FEO) techniques. We will discuss some optimizations we developed and suggest some guidelines on how you can approach these new types of optimizations.
This session is sponsored by Cotendo
Ido Safruti brings a diverse technology and management background to Cotendo where he leads product and market strategy. Safruti comes to Cotendo from Campus Tech where he was CEO and co-founder of a company that focused on placement and commercialization of academic-created technologies. Prior to Campus Tech, Safruti was General Manager at Metacafe, one of the largest short video sites in the world, with responsibility for R&D, IT operations and head of the Israeli office. Earlier roles include R&D Manager, Chief Scientist, and Head of Software at various companies focused on high capacity network software, hardware, and security systems. Safruti has a MSc in Computer Science from Tel Aviv University, and is a Talpiot graduate with a BSc in Mathematics and Physics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
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