February 21-23, 2024
Montreal, Canada

Pushing Wasm from the browser to the edge with slEDGEhammer

WebAssembly (Wasm) is a binary instruction format that programming languages can use as a compilation target for deployment on the web. This talk covers the basics of Web Assembly and how to run Golang and Rust programs in the browser and through NodeJS.

I’ll also introduce slEDGEhammer, a research project that explores Web Assembly execution in Varnish Cache through a Wasm module, allowing users to run Wasm programs on the edge.

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Thijs Feryn

Varnish Software

As the Technical Evangelist at Varnish Software, Thijs Feryn focuses on web performance, software scalability, and content delivery. He demonstrates this through presentations, videos, books and blog posts.

Thijs is a published author and wrote Getting Started with Varnish Cache and Varnish 6 by Example. As a public speaker, he has a track record of over 300 presentations in 21 different countries, where he is often praised for his energetic and engaging presentation style.

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