Simone Bordet is a Jetty Committer, the CometD project leader and a Java Champion. Simone works Lead Architect at Webtide, the company that provides support and services for Jetty and CometD. Active open source developer, he founded and contributed to various open source projects such as Jetty, CometD, MX4J, Foxtrot, LiveTribe, and others. Simone specializes in server-side multi-thread development, J2EE application development, in Comet technologies applied to web development, web network protocols (HTTP, WebSocket, HTTP/2) and in high performance JVM tuning.
HTTP 2.0 is now almost 2 years old, and it has been deployed successfully by many major websites, and its rate of adoption continues to increase. This session will introduce the main HTTP/2 features, its support for the Java platform, and report few stories about how HTTP/2, designed from the ground up for the modern web, may still have a thing or two to improve on.