Patrick Hamann

Measuring and moving bits. Web Performance Engineer @ Fastly.

To push, or not to push?! - The future of HTTP/2 server push

HTTP/2 server push gives us the ability to proactively send assets to a browser without waiting for them to be requested. Sounds great, right?! However, is this new mechanism really the silver bullet we thought it was? Using new research and real-world examples this talk will take a deep dive into server push and attempt to answer the question we're all asking: is it ready for production?.

About Patrick

Patrick is a Web Performance Engineer at Fastly where β€” among other things β€” he is helping to build a faster web for all. Prior to Fastly, he helped architect some of the world’s largest media websites including The Guardian and the Financial Times. When not speaking or ranting about performance, he enjoys spending his spare time with his family and discovering new food.