Ajax Performance

Douglas Crockford returns to YUI Theater with another chapter in his evolving lecture series. This session, “Ajax Performance”, debunks common misconceptions about the relationship between JavaScript and performance and gives engineers a core focus for improving the performance of web apps: Reduce the value of n. Because DOM interactions are …

How to Accelerate Non-cacheable, Dynamic Sites Leveraging a Globally Distributed Platform

Harald Prokop (Akamai Technologies)–Since 1999, Akamai has built a large-scale distributed system with 30,000+ servers spread across 1000+ networks and 70+ countries. Akamai’s technology-at its core, applied mathematics and algorithms-manages the distribution of large content libraries and intelligently optimizes routes to accelerate dynamic sites and applications. This talk will focus …