Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Leverage content delivery networks (CDNs) for performance, part of Developing for Performance: HTTP/2.
- [Narrator] To further optimize the performance…of your site, you can…and should use a Content Delivery Network.…Content Delivery Networks or CDN's cache the static assets…on your site and distribute them across servers…that are placed all over the world.…Then, when someone visits your sites,…they're actually visiting the servers from the CDN,…not your server and pulling content from the CDN servers…into their computer.…This dramatically improves performance…because the CDN servers are likely to be closer to the user,…are likely to be more powerful, and are likely have…much bigger bandwidth than what you have on you own server.…
Without a CDN, when a visitor goes through your site…they're actually requesting data directly from your server…and your server will send that data up through…whatever connection is has to the visitor.…There are some obvious issues with this.…First of all, the distance between the server…and the visitor has a huge roll to play in performance.…If the visitor is in Eastern Europe…and your server is in the United States,…
- What is website optimization?
- Understanding how browsers render content
- Measuring performance
- Optimizing images
- Optimizing code
- Compressing data with GZIP
- Optimizing file caching
- Leveraging CDNs
Skill Level Advanced
Designing Websites for Performancewith Brian Wood43m 32s Appropriate for all
1. Web Performance: An Introduction
Plan of attack1m 52s
2. Web Performance Visualized
3. Optimizing Images
4. Markup and Content
5. Optimizing Delivery
6. The End
Thank you2m 31s
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