September 19–20, 2016: Training
September 20–22, 2016: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Hooman Beheshti

Hooman Beheshti
Vice President, Technology, Fastly


Hooman Beheshti is vice president of technology at Fastly, where he develops web performance services for the world’s smartest CDN platform. A pioneer in the application acceleration space, Hooman helped design one of the original load balancers while at Radware and has held senior technology positions with Strangeloop Networks and Crescendo Networks. He has worked on the core technologies that make the internet work faster for nearly 20 years and is an expert and frequent speaker on the subjects of load balancing, application performance, and content delivery networks.


2:25pm–3:05pm Wednesday, 09/21/2016
Infrastructure reimagined Edge computing, Networking Beekman Audience level: Intermediate
Hooman Beheshti (Fastly)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 12 ratings)
HTTP/2 has been ratified for months, and browsers have already committed to supporting it. Everything we hear tells us that the new version of HTTP will provide significant performance benefits while requiring little to no change to our applications. But deploying HTTP/2 may not be as easy as it seems. Hooman Beheshti examines HTTP/2's core features and how they relate to real-world conditions. Read more.