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What we can learn from CDNs about Web Development, Deployment, and Performance

CDNs have become a core part of internet infrastructure, and application owners are building them into development and product roadmaps for improved efficiency, transparency and performance.

In his talk, Hooman will share recent learnings about the world of CDNs, how they're changing, and how Devs, Ops, and DevOps can integrate with them for optimal deployment and performance.

Hooman Beheshti is VP 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.

We are back at Animoto this month, and they will have pizza and drinks!

As always, we are going to have geekaways, sponsored by Catchpoint with great prizes!


6:30 - Arrive at Animoto, meet other members
6:45 - Event starts
7:00 - What we can learn from CDNs about Web Development, Deployment, and Performance (Hooman Beheshti)
8:00 - Q&A
8:15 - "Books and Stuff" geekaways
8:30 - Open Discussion, Networking


440 Lafayette St
2nd Floor
New York, NY

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Our Sponsors:

• Akamai® is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere.

• Instart Logic replaces CDNs with intelligent streaming of web content. Users can interact with Web apps 2x faster, even for mobile devices. 

• SOASTA’s web and mobile app test automation solution enables developers, QA professionals, and IT Operations teams to test with unprecedented speed, scale and precision.

• Catchpoint is sponsoring us by providing 10% discount to our members and geeky stuff to raffle off.

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  • Michael C B.

    Really impressive presentation, and fun.

    May 14, 2014

  • Tammy

    Wish I could be there! Will you be taping Hooman's session?

    May 5, 2014

    • Jason H.

      That would be really great. I am stuck at the Midtown Hilton until 9pm for meetings!

      May 13, 2014

    • Sergey C.

      I'm afraid we couldn't record the session, but I'll post the slides here once I have them.

      May 14, 2014

  • Brett L.

    any way to get access to the slides from last night?

    May 14, 2014

  • Sergey C.

    Hooman gave a great presentation - a deep look under CDNs hood in a very approachable way for everyone from beginners to experts in the crowd.

    May 14, 2014

  • Antoine A.

    Really good presentation ! and fun crowd !

    1 · May 13, 2014

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    Any experience. Any device. Anywhere.

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    Fastly is the next generation in content delivery.

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    O'Reilly publishes performance books and sponsors our book raffles!

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