Tomcat: Maximizing Performance & Security

Mark Thomas, a senior software engineer from SpringSource and the leading contributor to Tomcat security, talks about how security vulnerabilities are handled by the Tomcat team and how end users are served while preventing security problems.  Mark discusses how using an open source project has the following disadvantage: as soon …

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 …