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Web Directions Lazy Load ’21 session spotlight–The Latest on Measuring Web Performance

The Latest on Measuring Web Performance

Patrick Meenan, Engineering Fellow Catchpoint

Patrick is going to explore the current state of web performance measurement, both in a lab (synthetic) environment and from real users (RUM). There has been a lot of exciting advancement in this space with Google’s Core Web Vitals and evolving of other metrics over the years.

We will also explore how synthetic and RUM data complement each other and when each is most appropriate to use.

About Patrick Meenan

Patrick has been working on web performance in one form or another for the last 20 years and is currently working on web performance measurement at Catchpoint. Prior to that he worked at Facebook, Cloudflare and Google to make Chrome and the web faster.

Patrick created the popular open source WebPageTest web performance measurement tool.

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