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MCR Web Performance #4

May 8, 2013 · Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

For the first time, the Manchester Web Performance Group comes to Tech Hub Manchester. This is an ideal venue for us and shares our ethos of bringing the Manchester tech community together.



18:30 - Welcome & intro

18:45 - Talk 1: "Creating a winning combo for your web server" (James Mulvany, CDNify)

19:45 - Pizza & drinks

20:00 - Networking


Talk overview

As we become more and more reliant on cloud computing and as users grow to expect rich media and interactive content, companies need to make sure they have scalable infrastructure in place.

James from CDNify will talk about how to accelerate your website using a CDN.

He'll look at load balancing using a CDN and light weight VPS node running:
SSD Drives


James Mulvany, 25, is a serial web entrepreneur based in Manchester, UK. James earned his first online dollar at the age of 16 and never looked back. Wavestreaming has grown to become a market leader; providing internet radio solutions to over 5,000 broadcasters.

Recently, James launched CDNify, a disruptive content delivery startup that takes the hassle and stress out of setting up a CDN.

He is driven by a strong desire to simplify otherwise complicated niche technologies, creating simple and easily interactable experiences for end users.

He is also passionate about developing new business models and discovering new ways of working. Pitched as an unconventional and innovative business model, his company Igniso Ltd employs a diverse team of technologists who create digital products and services, which are then launched as separate brands.

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  • Manchester Web Performance Group

    Meet with other web site administrators, developers, designers and business people who are interested in making their sites faster to get a better user experience, lower abandonment rates and more revenue. We aim to provide a place for people to share, discuss and present ideas on how they approach performance from technical, organisational and business perspectives. Drinks are snacks are pro...

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