Large scale image processing on the fly in 25ms with Google’s first Network Engineer – Jack Levin
By nick March 27, 2018

We’ve talked about image optimization before, but this episode is different. First of all, Jack Levin, CEO of was Google’s very first Network Engineer and hearing his stories on that alone is worth it. Second, he’s built an impressive cloud engine which he says can process images in 25ms. This speed, obviously, has a lot of benefits, but how is it possible? That’s the main topic of this episode. As you’ll see, this engine actually isn’t even a service! It’s an AMI image you can install on AWS EC2 machines. So on top of the technical details, we can also learn a valuable business lesson. Overall, a super interesting interview. is an elastic image processing engine designed for your cloud. See more at Imagizer is blazingly fast and is optimized to transform and deliver images on a multitude of platforms, Desktop or Mobile. Images are compressed and resized on the fly, resulting in a file size much smaller than your originals, reducing the cost of outgoing transfer charges. Imagizer also offers powerful tools, by using Imagizer EC2 AMI, you will be able to Resize, Crop and apply Filters to your images that are stored on S3.