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Velocity Conference Web Performance and Operations 2012 Schedule

June 25 - 27, 2012

( 49 available presentations )
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Recorded at: June 25, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Richard Cook
Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm

Dr. Richard Cook is the Professor of Healthcare Systems Safety and Chairman of the Department of Patient Safety at the Kungliga Techniska Hogskolan (the Royal Institute of Technology) in Stockholm, Sweden. He is a practicing physician, researcher and educator.

Dr. Cook graduated with honors from Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin where he was a Scholar of the University. He worked in the computer industry in supercomputer system design and engineering applications. He received the MD degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1986 where he was a General Surgery intern. Between 1987 and 1991 he was researcher on expert human performance in Anesthesiology and Industrial and Systems Engineering at The Ohio State University. He completed an Anesthesiology residency at Ohio State in 1994. From November 1994 until April 2012 he was faculty in the Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care of the University of Chicago.

Dr. Cook was a member of the Board of the National Patient Safety Foundation from its inception until 2007. He is internationally recognized as a leading expert on medical accidents, complex system failures, and human performance at the sharp end of these systems. He has investigated a variety of problems in such diverse areas as urban mass transportation, semiconductor manufacturing, and military software systems. He is often a consultant for not-for-profit organizations, government agencies, and academic groups. He does not do any expert witness testimony for litigation.

Dr. Cook's most often cited publications are "Gaps in the continuity of patient care and progress in patient safety", "Operating at the Sharp End: The complexity of human error", "Adapting to New Technology in the Operating Room", and the report "A Tale of Two Stories: Contrasting Views of Patient Safety"

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Recorded at: June 25, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Large-scale sites are complex systems, where every page is likely generated with data pulled from multiple back-end data stores and services. Yet, not every piece of data on the page is critical to the user experience. The front-end of your site (i.e. front-end applications, templates, and user interface) needs to be designed to tolerate service outages. Features that your users will see need to have not just manual configuration flags, but also the ability to fail gracefully when a back-end service is unavailable. It's important to note that in many cases, your site's users will never realize the difference.

This talk is focused on getting front-end engineers, application developers, and product managers to think about their sites and products with an operational mindset. Topics covered in this talk will include:

Identifying data sources used throughout your site
Front-end design patterns for failure modes
De-coupling non-critical user interfaces
Effectively communicating failure to your community
Validating failure scenarios with "Game Days"
Configuration flags

Mike Brittain is the Director of Engineering for infrastructure teams at Etsy in Brooklyn, NY. He manages the low-level platform teams that focus on enabling Continuous Deployment in an engineering team of over 100 people. The focus of these teams is on developer tools, testing automation, web performance, database access, caching, and site resilience. You know, the fun parts!

Mike has been involved in Internet development for over 12 years as a generalist, with interests frequently bouncing between front-end and back-end technologies and engineering. He has put his experience to work over the last seven years leading small development teams at a handful of Internet start-ups in New York City.

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Recorded at: June 25, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Steve Souders, Lightning Demo;

The HTTP Archive has been tracking performance metrics for top websites since October 2010. This demo highlights today's trends in the world of web performance.

Steve Souders

Steve works at Google on web performance and open source initiatives. He previously served as Chief Performance Yahoo!. Steve is the author of High Performance Web Sites and Even Faster Web Sites. He is the creator of YSlow, one of the top 25 of 2 billion Firefox add-ons. He's created many other performance tools and services including Cuzillion, Jdrop, ControlJS, and Browserscope. He serves as co-chair of Velocity, the web performance and operations conference from O'Reilly, and is co-founder of the Firebug Working Group. He taught CS193H: High Performance Web Sites at Stanford University.

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Recorded at: June 25, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Dallas Marlow, Lightning Demo;

This lightning demo will cover Edgar, an open source capacity planning tool that predicts future values and trends using existing time series data.

Dallas Marlow is an engineer at Tumblr where he has spent the last year working on performance and operational problems at scale as the site has grown more than 3 times over. He specializes in measuring, monitoring and predicting datastore performance and scalability. Prior to Tumblr he has worked to improve performance and reliability of several popular websites such as ideeli.com, popularscience.com and

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Recorded at: June 25, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

In this lightning demo we'll cover the newest Page Speed features. We'll show you how to use the Page Speed Critical Path Explorer to analyze what's in the critical path of the page load or the first paint, and which Page Speed suggestions should be implemented in order to reduce the time spent on that critical path.

Bryan McQuade

Google

During Bryan's time at Google, he has contributed to various projects that make the web faster, including Shared Dictionary Compression over HTTP, optimizing web servers to better utilize HTTP, and most recently, the Page Speed web performance tool. Prior to working on web performance, Bryan was the first full time engineer on the Google TV Ads team, where he helped to build some of Google's TV ad auction and video management systems.

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Rating: Everyone
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Recorded at: June 25, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

This demo will be a walk through for how to take your web-page based browser test and store and share your results with the world. We'll talk about the specifics for how to write a good test and how to interpret the results per-browser.

Lindsey Simon

Twist

Lindsey Simon is a Front-End Developer at Twist, a mobile startup in San Francisco. Simon hails from Austin where he worked at startups, taught computing at the Griffin School, and was the webmaster for years at the Austin Chronicle.

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Recorded at: June 25, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

"The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...'" -Isaac Asimov

This is a talk about the wonderful things that happen when you chase down anomalies in your data. When an experiment produces counterintuitive results, or a lovely relationship in your data is spoiled by outliers, a natural tendency is to toss the result aside and try again. But when you take the time to truly understand anomalous results, often one of two things happens: either you destroy your hypothesis, or you make it bulletproof.

John Rauser

Amazon

John has been extracting value from large datasets for over 15 years at companies ranging from hedge funds to small data-driven startups to amazon.com. He has deep experience in machine learning, data visualization, website performance and real-time fault analysis. An empiricist at heart, John's optimism and can-do attitude make "Just do the experiment!" his favorite call to arms.

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Recorded at: June 25, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

With the advent of open sourcing YSlow, this popular performance analysis tool is now community driven where anyone can contribute from feature request to actual integration with other tools and environments. Everyone is welcome to join this session to keep up-to-date with latest YSlow features/integrations and learn how to contribute to the project no matter the level of performance/development expertise.

Marcel Duran

Twitter Inc.

Marcel Duran is currently a Front End Engineer at Twitter Inc. Prior to that he had been into web performance optimization on high traffic sites at Yahoo! Front Page and Search teams where he applied and researched web performance best practices making pages even faster. On his last role as the Front End Lead for Yahoo!'s Exceptional Performance Team, he was dedicated to YSlow (now as his personal opensource project) and other performance tools development, researches and evangelism.

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Recorded at: June 25, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Having silky smooth, jank free web applications is of ever-increasing importance. about:tracing is a tool we use inside the Chrome team to diagnose jank. Built upon probes compiled into every Chrome build, a Chrome trace provides detailed information about what every thread in Chrome was doing throughout the recording. During the demo, we will show how we can use these traces to understand and smooth out janky looking scrolling behavior as well as animations.

Nat Duca

Google

Nat Duca works on making web browsing in Chrome as smooth and jank free as possible.

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Recorded at: June 25, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

In this talk, we will talk about prerendering, a feature that Chrome uses to start loading a web page before the user actually navigates to it to make it feel instant. We will share statistics on how much speed up websites around the world have experienced by using this feature. Then we'll dig deep into how we use prerendering to make navigations from Chrome Omnibox faster. Specifically we will discuss how we build a model to predict user navigations, and how much time are we able to save our users using prerendering in Omnibox.

Arvind Jain

Google

Arvind is a Director of Engineering at Google and works on making Google and the Internet fast. He also helped establish and chairs the W3C's Web Performance Working Group.

Dominic Hamon

Google

Dominic works at Google as a Senior Software Engineer and is focused on making the Internet faster. His work over the past year has been on the Chrome browser, specifically focused on prerendering pages and finding ways to get what the user wants before they know they want it. Before working at Google, Dominic spent ten years in the game development industry, working at companies such as Electronic Arts in Vancouver BC, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe in London, and Lucasfilm in both Singapore and the Bay Area.

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Recorded at: June 25, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

The state of Web performance analysis, testing and monitoring today relies on the industry practice of clean-room, synthetic measurements from high-speed backbone or DSL-speed end-points in locations all over the world. Next generation Operations teams are broadening their perspective on web performance monitoring -- by expanding their measurement technologies from the network to the browser. Learn how you can use the open standard Web Timing API to frame your performance timings in the context of measuring the user experience. Reshape how Operations teams analyze and communicate the performance metrics of today's web applications and sites, with a strong operational focus on performance timings, baselines, and actionable alerts.

Vik Chaudhary

Keynote Systems, Inc.

Mr. Chaudhary is responsible for leading Keynote's product management team and has extended the company into new markets via 15 acquisitions. He has spent over 20 years in chief executive, marketing and engineering positions in Silicon Valley, previously having served as VP Marketing and Corporate Development at Keynote, CEO of a cloud startup Bizmetric, and has held leadership roles at public software companies Gupta Technologies and Oracle Corporation. Mr. Chaudhary is a frequent speaker at industry events on Internet software, cloud computing, and business development, and has been featured in the New York Times and on the ABC News Nightline program. Mr. Chaudhary holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Recorded at: June 25, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Facebook faces huge infrastructure challenges every day. It has global scale, serving more than 800 million users. It has a highly interconnected service, in which rendering a single page often involves hundreds of machines examining tens of thousands of pieces of data from dozens of different servers. And it does all this in a matter of milliseconds, day in and day out. What's more, the Facebook product team iterates very quickly, and sometimes takes big leaps forward with products like Timeline — which means Facebook's infrastructure needs to be highly flexible as well.

In this talk, Jay Parikh — who leads the Facebook infrastructure team — will share key learnings from the company's efforts to meet these challenges. Jay will delve into topics including the infra development process for products like Timeline, the innovative approach Facebook has taken to its data centers and servers, and the unique tools and team structures Facebook employs as it builds for a billion users and beyond.

Jay Parikh

Facebook

Jay Parikh is the VP of Infrastructure Engineering at Facebook, where he oversees infrastructure engineering and operations. Jay is responsible for leading software development and operations efforts focused on scaling Facebook's infrastructure in order to support the company's millions of users, developers and partners worldwide. Prior to Facebook, Jay was the Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operations at Ning, where he oversaw the global engineering and operations teams. While there, the teams he led created and scaled the company's social networking platform from 50,000 social networks to over 1.5 million social networks. Before Ning, Jay was the Vice President of Engineering at Akamai Technologies where he helped build the world's largest and most globally distributed computing platform. Over his nine years at Akamai, he led the engineering teams responsible for the distributed delivery and application acceleration services that are used today by thousands of Akamai customers. Jay also serves as a technology advisor to several early-stage companies and has filed several U.S. patents.

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Recorded at: June 25, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

There is a widespread belief in our industry that our data-centers are supremely reliable, capable of providing us true five-9s service, and that by hosting our platforms in these expensive massively redundant locations, we will be safe from all ills. As a result, business continuity planning is often approached from a classic DR "Airplane Into Building" perspective, where insufficient thought, energy, planning, and practice is put into a solution never expected to be used.

The truth is that data-centers DO fail, sometimes for the oddest of reasons. This is not a knock against the infrastructure designers of our industry, who have created some of the most efficient, redundant, and innovative buildings in history; it is merely a statement of fact. As redundancy is added, complexity increases, adding more links to a system at the mercy of the weakest. Something as simple as a border router failure can effectively knock an entire building of compute offline, regardless of how many generators it has.

By starting under the assumption that a particular data-center WILL fail at some point, it becomes significantly easier to build platforms that can be quickly and transparently shifted from location to location. Where designing for the unthinkable leads to poorly thought out solutions, designing for the every-day leads to useable and indeed useful tooling. Highly available internet platforms are not nearly as technically difficult as they are culturally difficult.

I'll interleave a history of massive outages during the last decade with proven recovery solutions and strategies, with the hope of swaying our collective industry from a disaster insurance approach to a truly always-on philosophy. This talk is loosely based on Chapter 17 of O'Reilly's Web Operations, by the same author/speaker.

Mike Christian

Yahoo!

Mike has spent the last 8 years building highly available systems for Yahoo!, from global replication of petabyte data sets, to massively distributed CDN and traffic routing mechanisms dispersed to points throughout the world. Prior to that, he spent 9 years building interactive television systems at Oracle and Thirdspace, wrestling bus sized parallel supercomputing systems and building fast lightweight DVR client applications. He particularly enjoys solving unsolvable problems.

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Recorded at: June 25, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Apple's iPhone SDK has been the largest disruption to software development since the Web, sparking the creation in a few short years of the largest medium for consumer engagement in the world, eclipsing the Web, movies, and even television. While some prophesy that in the coming years mobile apps will be replaced by the web, in today's reality a number of high profile start-ups are bypassing the web entirely to reach their audience exclusively via apps. Join Ben and Dion as they discuss the role performance plays in the tension between the web vs. apps conversation.

Ben Galbraith

Walmart.com

Ben Galbraith, together with his long-time friend Dion Almaer, forms one-half of the dynamic "Ben and Dion" duo that founded Ajaxian.com, headed Developer Tools at Mozilla, ran Developer Relations at Palm and is now running mobile architecture and engineering at Walmart.com after being acquired along with their start-up team in early 2011. Ben's been writing code since he was six and starting businesses since he was ten; he's written books, given hundreds of award-winning presentations world-wide, produced a few technical conferences, sold three companies, and has held CEO, CIO, CTO, and Software Architect positions in the medical, publishing, media, consumer electronics, advertising, software and internet industries. He lives in Palo Alto with his wife and six children.

Dion Almaer

Walmart.com

Dion Almaer is a technologist who loves to code and build. He and his long time partner-in-crime Ben Galbraith recently brought their team to Walmart to power the mobile engineering efforts. He enjoys sharing his passion for software production across various communities, including a new property called FunctionSource.com.

Dion has been writing Web applications since it took over from Gopher. He has been fortunate enough to speak around the world, has published many articles, a book, and of course covers life the universe and everything on his blog.

He has been called a human aggregator, and you can see that in full force if you follow him on Twitter.

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Recorded at: June 25, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Albert Wenger

Managing Partner
Union Square Ventures

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Recorded at: June 25, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Learn how companies can gain real insights in real-time.

Patrick Lightbody

Neustar Web Performance

Patrick Lightbody, director of product management at Neustar Enterprise, is the founder of BrowserMob, a cutting edge load testing and website monitoring provider, which is now part of Neustar. Before Patrick founded BrowserMob, he was Senior Product Manager at Gomez, running the QA Solutions Product Group. Patrick also founded HostedQA, an automated web testing platform. He is an avid open source contributor, proving his passion by founding OpenQA, creating Selenium Remote Control and co-creating Struts 2. Patrick holds a computer science degree from University of California, San Diego.

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Recorded at: June 25, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Jesse Robbins (Cofounder of Opscode) explains how to be a force for Awesome. He will explain how to evangelize & overcome cultural resistance to change (& share his own painfully funny lessons on how not to do it ;-). Jesse will teach you just enough Business Speak to be dangerous while you infect your organization with awesome, make your job better, and get more done.

About Jesse Robbins (Opscode):
Jesse Robbins (@jesserobbins) is Founding CEO & Chief Community Officer of Opscode and a widely recognized expert in Infrastructure, Web Operations, and Emergency Management.

Opscode makes Chef , the powerful open source tool used by thousands of developers & systems administrators to automate, manage and scale infrastructure of any size and complexity. With Chef Cookbooks users can find and share recipes for over 380 infrastructure components . The Opscode Platform is the hosted configuration management service that makes Chef even more powerful and easy to use.

Jesse was a founding chair of the Velocity Web Performance & Operations Conference and contributes to the O'Reilly Radar . Prior to co-founding Opscode, he worked at Amazon.com with a title of "Master of Disaster" where he was responsible for Website Availability for every property bearing the Amazon brand.

Robbins is a volunteer Firefighter/EMT and Emergency Manager, and led a task force deployed in Operation Hurricane Katrina. His experiences in the fire service profoundly influence his efforts in technology, and he strives to distill his knowledge from these two worlds and apply it in service of both.

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Recorded at: June 26, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Cloud Four

Jason Grigsby was one of the project leads on the Obama iPhone Application and helped design the user inferface for the Wall Street Journal's Blackberry application. He founded and organizes Mobile Portland, a local mobile group.

Jason is a co-founder of Cloud Four, a small start-up focused on mobile and web development. He blogs at CloudFour.com and provides a frequent updates about mobile on Twitter.

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Recorded at: June 26, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Steve Souders

Head Performance Engineer, Google

Steve works at Google on web performance and open source initiatives. He previously served as Chief Performance Yahoo!. Steve is the author of High Performance Web Sites and Even Faster Web Sites. He is the creator of YSlow, one of the top 25 of 2 billion Firefox add-ons. He's created many other performance tools and services including Cuzillion, Jdrop, ControlJS, and Browserscope. He serves as co-chair of Velocity, the web performance and operations conference from O'Reilly, and is co-founder of the Firebug Working Group. He taught CS193H: High Performance Web Sites at Stanford University.

John Allspaw

SVP, Technical Operations, Etsy.com

John has worked in systems operations for over fourteen years in biotech, government and online media. He started out tuning parallel clusters running vehicle crash simulations for the U.S. government, and then moved on to the Internet in 1997. He built the backing infrastructures at Salon, InfoWorld, Friendster, and Flickr. He is now VP of Tech Operations at Etsy, and is the author of The Art of Capacity Planning published by O'Reilly.

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Recorded at: June 26, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Jan Schaumann

Senior Network Security Engineer, Etsy

Jan Schaumann is currently a Senior Network Security Engineer at Etsy. Before that, Jan was a Senior System Administrator, Systems Architect and finally Principal Paranoid at Yahoo! Inc. He is also an adjunct professor of Computer Science at Stevens Institute of Technology, where he teaches classes in System Administration and UNIX Programming.

With this unique background in both a small scale academic as well as a massive industry-leader corporate enterprise environment, Jan has over 10 years of extensive real-world experience in the practice and teaching of System Administration.

At the moment, Jan is working on a course book on System Administration, to be published by Wiley & Sons in 2013. He lives with his wife and two daughters in New York City, where you may find him riding a large skateboard.

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Recorded at: June 26, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Nicole Sullivan

Architect, Stubbornella

Nicole is an evangelist, front-end performance consultant, CSS Ninja, and author. She started the Object-Oriented CSS open source project, which answers the question: how do you scale CSS for millions of visitors or thousands of pages? She also consulted with the W3C for their beta redesign, and is the co-creator of Smush.it, an image optimization service in the cloud. She is passionate about CSS, web standards, and scalable front-end architecture for large commercial websites.

She co-authored Even Faster Websites and blogs at stubbornella.org.

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Recorded at: June 26, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Jesse Robbins

Co-founder, Opscode

Jesse Robbins (@jesserobbins) is Founding CEO & Chief Community Officer of Opscode and a widely recognized expert in Infrastructure, Web Operations, and Emergency Management.

Opscode makes Chef , the powerful open source tool used by thousands of developers & systems administrators to automate, manage and scale infrastructure of any size and complexity. With Chef Cookbooks users can find and share recipes for over 380 infrastructure components . The Opscode Platform is the hosted configuration management service that makes Chef even more powerful and easy to use.

Jesse was a founding chair of the Velocity Web Performance & Operations Conference and contributes to the O'Reilly Radar . Prior to co-founding Opscode, he worked at Amazon.com with a title of "Master of Disaster" where he was responsible for Website Availability for every property bearing the Amazon brand.

Robbins is a volunteer Firefighter/EMT and Emergency Manager, and led a task force deployed in Operation Hurricane Katrina. His experiences in the fire service profoundly influence his efforts in technology, and he strives to distill his knowledge from these two worlds and apply it in service of both.

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Recorded at: June 26, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Nathan Yergler

Principal Engineer, Eventbrite

Nathan Yergler is a senior member of the engineering team at Eventbrite. Prior to joining Eventbrite Nathan worked at Creative Commons, serving as Chief Technology Officer from 2007-2011. In that role he was responsible for architecting and building the technical infrastructure for CC licenses, and managing the engineering team.

Nathan lives in San Francisco with his dog, Madeline. She bites.

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Recorded at: June 26, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Mike Christian

Sr. Director, Event To Resolution, Yahoo!

Mike has spent the last 8 years building highly available systems for Yahoo!, from global replication of petabyte data sets, to massively distributed CDN and traffic routing mechanisms dispersed to points throughout the world. Prior to that, he spent 9 years building interactive television systems at Oracle and Thirdspace, wrestling bus sized parallel supercomputing systems and building fast lightweight DVR client applications. He particularly enjoys solving unsolvable problems.

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Recorded at: June 26, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Lindsey Simon

Front-End Developer, Twist

Lindsey Simon is a Front-End Developer at Twist, a mobile startup in San Francisco. Simon hails from Austin where he worked at startups, taught computing at the Griffin School, and was the webmaster for years at the Austin Chronicle.

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Recorded at: June 26, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Alois Reitbauer

Technology Strategist, Compuware APM Division

Alois Reitbauer works as a technology strategist and evangelist for Compuware's APM Division. He specializes in architecture and performance related topics in the Java and AJAX space. As part of the product management team he drives the future of the dynaTrace product line and works closely with technology companies on implementing performance management solutions. He is a frequent speaker at technology conferences on performance and architecture related topics and regularly publishes articles blogs on blog.dynatrace.com

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Recorded at: June 26, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Mandi Walls

Senior Technical Evangelist, Opscode

Mandi Walls is a Senior Consultant with Opscode. Prior to joining Opscode in 2011, Mandi administered large web properties for AOL, including AOL.com, Moviefone.com, and games.com. She has a MS in Computer Science from The George Washington University and an MBA from UNC-Kenan Flagler.

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Recorded at: June 27, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Scott Goddard (Apica AB)

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Recorded at: June 27, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Aaron Peters

Co-founder & CEO, Turbobytes

Web performance optimization consultant. Founder of www.turbobytes.com and www.cdnplanet.com. Snowboarder. Dad. Born in the USA, lives in The Netherlands

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Recorded at: June 27, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Hooman Beheshti

VP Technology, Strangeloop Networks

With over 15 years of experience working in the networking technology realm, Hooman is well versed in load balancing, application acceleration, and content delivery networks. He previously served as the VP of Technology for Crescendo networks and the CTO for Radware Inc., where his insights and technical expertise helped bring innovative, award-winning networking products to market. A pioneer in the application acceleration space, he helped design one of the original load balancers while at Radware. Hooman's experience ranges from defining and driving the development for load balancing, web acceleration, and application delivery products, to leading the technical evangelism initiatives behind them. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California Irvine.

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Recorded at: June 27, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Siri, Google Glasses and other next-gen mobile experiences will need new performance approaches: Guy Podjarny interivewed at Velocity 2012

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Recorded at: June 27, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Luke Kanies

Founder, Puppet Labs

Luke founded Puppet and Puppet Labs in 2005 out of fear and desperation, with the goal of producing better operations tools and changing how we manage systems. He has been publishing and speaking on his work in Unix administration since 1997, focusing on development since 2001. He has developed and published multiple simple sysadmin tools and contributed to established products like Cfengine, and has presented on Puppet and other tools around the world, including at OSCON, LISA, Linux.Conf.au, and FOSS.in. His work with Puppet has been an important part of DevOps and delivering on the promise of cloud computing.

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Recorded at: June 27, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Michael Collins (Demonware)

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Recorded at: June 27, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Stephen Condon

Vice President Global Marketing, Limelight Networks

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Recorded at: June 27, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

M.J. Johnson (Akamai)

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Recorded at: June 27, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Bobby Patrick (Basho)

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Recorded at: June 27, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Kyle York (Dyn)

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Recorded at: June 27, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Al Sargent (VMware)

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Recorded at: June 27, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Dr. John Busch (Schooner)

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Recorded at: June 27, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Bill Hodak (New Relic)

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Recorded at: June 27, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Ian Withrow (Keynote Systems)

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Recorded at: June 27, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

J.R. Jasperson (Go Daddy)

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Date Posted: December 1, 2014

Kasey Lee (Salesforce)

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Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Daniel Franklin (EdgeCast)

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Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Robert Thompson (Compuware)

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Recorded at: June 27, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Jesse Rothstein (ExtraHop)

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Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Program Chairs, Steve Souders and John Allspaw

John Allspaw

Etsy.com

John has worked in systems operations for over fourteen years in biotech, government and online media. He started out tuning parallel clusters running vehicle crash simulations for the U.S. government, and then moved on to the Internet in 1997. He built the backing infrastructures at Salon, InfoWorld, Friendster, and Flickr. He is now VP of Tech Operations at Etsy, and is the author of The Art of Capacity Planning published by O'Reilly.

Steve Souders

Google

Steve works at Google on web performance and open source initiatives. He previously served as Chief Performance Yahoo!. Steve is the author of High Performance Web Sites and Even Faster Web Sites. He is the creator of YSlow, one of the top 25 of 2 billion Firefox add-ons. He's created many other performance tools and services including Cuzillion, Jdrop, ControlJS, and Browserscope. He serves as co-chair of Velocity, the web performance and operations conference from O'Reilly, and is co-founder of the Firebug Working Group. He taught CS193H: High Performance Web Sites at Stanford University.

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Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Program Chairs, Steve Souders and John Allspaw, open the second day of keynotes.

Steve Souders

Google

Steve works at Google on web performance and open source initiatives. He previously served as Chief Performance Yahoo!. Steve is the author of High Performance Web Sites and Even Faster Web Sites. He is the creator of YSlow, one of the top 25 of 2 billion Firefox add-ons. He's created many other performance tools and services including Cuzillion, Jdrop, ControlJS, and Browserscope. He serves as co-chair of Velocity, the web performance and operations conference from O'Reilly, and is co-founder of the Firebug Working Group. He taught CS193H: High Performance Web Sites at Stanford University.

John Allspaw

Etsy.com

John has worked in systems operations for over fourteen years in biotech, government and online media. He started out tuning parallel clusters running vehicle crash simulations for the U.S. government, and then moved on to the Internet in 1997. He built the backing infrastructures at Salon, InfoWorld, Friendster, and Flickr. He is now VP of Tech Operations at Etsy, and is the author of The Art of Capacity Planning published by O'Reilly.

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Recorded at: June 27, 2012
Date Posted: December 18, 2014

Ted Middlton (EdgeCast)