Build resilient systems at scale
May 27–29, 2015 • Santa Clara, CA

Velocity 2015 All Sessions

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Wednesday, 05/27/2015

8:00am

8:00am–9:00am Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer
Morning Coffee Service (1h)

9:00am

9:00am–5:00pm Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Training
Location: Camino Real Room
Jay Edwards (Meangrape, Inc.)
Average rating: **...
(2.50, 2 ratings)
Distributed systems is a term that is starting to include computing in its most general case. Multi-threaded, multi-core, NUMA systems have a lot in common with multi-datacenter, multi-server systems. This commonality is what makes the study of distributed systems a valuable lingua franca. During this seminar you will learn about the various fundamental underlying principles of distributed design. Read more.
9:00am–5:00pm Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Training
Location: Bayshore Room
Gary Gruver (Practical Large Scale Agile LLC), Jez Humble (DevOps Research and Assessment LLC)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 3 ratings)
Large organizations often struggle to leverage software to create innovative products. A number of organizational factors conspire to create obstacles to moving fast at scale, including culture, governance, and financial management, and the application of portfolio and program management strategies that do not take advantage of the unique characteristics of software. Read more.
9:00am–5:00pm Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Training
Location: Cypress Room
Jennifer Davis (Chef), Ryn Daniels (Etsy)
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 3 ratings)
In this one-day introductory training, you will identify actionable strategies and tools that can be used to leverage DevOps to implement noticeable, long-lasting improvements to your culture and development processes in your environment, regardless of your level and role. Read more.
9:00am–12:30pm Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Location: Ballroom E
Patrick McKenna (GitHub)
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 3 ratings)
GitHub integrates with a wide spectrum of third party tools, giving you considerable flexibility when setting up a deployment pipeline. So where do you begin? In this tutorial, we will give a demonstration how one uses these integrations in practice. You will learn how to implement CI and CD incrementally, so you can start building, or iterate on, your organization's pipeline. Read more.
9:00am–5:00pm Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Tutorial
Location: Ballroom GH
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Learn how to use IT-driven innovation to respond quickly to opportunities, reduce time-to-market, and gain a competitive advantage over businesses that follow more traditional practices. In this fast-paced day, you’ll hear from business leaders who are successfully reinventing their organizations to boost profits and create a culture of optimization, performance, and continuous delivery. Read more.
9:00am–5:00pm Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Training
Location: Alameda Room
Austin Spires (Fastly), Rogier Mulhuijzen (Fastly), Laurie Denness (Bloomberg LP)
This class will be an in-depth analysis of how you can integrate content delivery networks with your stack for drastic performance gains. Students will come away with a deep understanding of CDNs, meaningful techniques that can be immediately applied to real world scenarios (including how your CDN can help in dire situations), and resources for more advanced learning and continued education. Read more.
SOLD OUT
9:00am–10:30am Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Tutorial
Location: Ballroom CD
Patrick Meenan (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 52 ratings)
Service workers provide a fully programmable in-browser proxy which presents a fairly open slate for doing all kinds of things. Here we will explore practical applications (with real examples) for preventing third-party SPOFs, improving performance, and getting more control over your user's experience interacting with your site. All with effectively no changes to the pages themselves. Read more.
9:00am–10:30am Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Tutorial
Location: Ballroom AB
Sunil Shah (Mesosphere), Jose Armando Garcia (Mesosphere)
Average rating: ***..
(3.29, 24 ratings)
In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to build a multi-container application using the Datacenter Operating System (DCOS). DCOS allows easy deployment and management of datacenter workloads, while significantly increasing utilization. In this workshop, we’ll cover how to deploy typical containerized service and batch workloads across a cluster of machines using the DCOS. Read more.
9:00am–12:30pm Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Location: Ballroom F
Monoliths to micro-services, Ruby to Scala, virtual machines to containers: Your business services and architectures will evolve but the underlying tooling, Cloud Management and DevOps solutions should adapt. Learn how developers and ops can worry less about tooling and focus more on scalable and resilient applications Read more.
9:00am–10:30am Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Tutorial
Location: Mission City M1-2
Michael Brunton-Spall (Government Digital Service)
Average rating: ****.
(4.21, 19 ratings)
As we move towards architectures designed to cope with changing requirements, and eternal services that go live and iterate, how can we manage change in a secure way? How can we possibly build secure systems in this environment? Read more.

11:00am

SOLD OUT
11:00am–12:30pm Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Tutorial
Location: Ballroom CD
Chris Love (Love 2 Dev)
Average rating: **...
(2.83, 54 ratings)
Web performance optimization techniques and practices are well defined, but rarely utilized to create fast, modern, single page web applications. In this tutorial Chris Love will demonstrate how to apply many common web performance optimization techniques and tricks to build a fast, native-like application user experience that end users desire. Read more.
11:00am–12:30pm Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Tutorial
Location: Ballroom AB
Tags: Databases
Colin Charles (Percona)
Average rating: ****.
(4.22, 9 ratings)
The MariaDB/MySQL world is full of tradeoffs, and choosing a high availability (HA) solution is no exception. This session aims to look at all the alternatives in an unbiased way. Preference is of course only given to open source solutions. Read more.
11:00am–12:30pm Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Tutorial
Location: Mission City M1-2
Kurt Andersen (LinkedIn)
Average rating: ****.
(4.17, 12 ratings)
The email world has been changing over the last 10 years to thwart its exploitation by abusers and spammers. Domain authentication is the biggest step in this evolution. This tutorial will help you know what to require of vendors or to implement in your own systems to ensure that you can effectively deliver your message to your end users--reliably, safely, and while protecting your brand identity. Read more.

1:30pm

1:30pm–5:00pm Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Location: Ballroom E
Matthew Brender (Basho), Tyler Hannan (Basho), Sargun Dhillon (Basho)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
SQL, NoSQL, NewSQL. Not every application needs the same database and not every database is clearly defined in relation to the others. There’s a lot of fun to be had as we walk through the differences. We’ve broken this training into modules that will bring you from an introduction to database concepts, from SQL to Spanner, down to hands-on coding experience with Riak. Read more.
1:30pm–3:00pm Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Tutorial
Location: Ballroom CD
Tammy Everts (SpeedCurve), Cliff Crocker (Akamai)
Average rating: ***..
(3.60, 40 ratings)
There’s no one-size-fits-all web performance metric. In this session, we’ll walk through various metrics that answer performance questions from multiple perspectives--from designer and DevOps to CRO and CEO. You’ll walk away with a better understanding of your options, as well as a clear understanding of how to choose the right metric for the right audience. Read more.
1:30pm–3:00pm Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Tutorial
Location: Ballroom AB
Laine Campbell (OpsArtisan)
Average rating: ***..
(3.57, 21 ratings)
Operational visibility is more than simply monitoring and graphing. In this tutorial, we will discuss theory and execution of this key pillar of operational excellence, from business requirements to user story to collection, analysis, storage, and visualization. Additionally, we will be sharing our easily-deployed, open source OpsViz stack, available for AWS CloudFormation, accessible by GitHub. Read more.
1:30pm–5:00pm Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Location: Ballroom F
Ryan Baxter (IBM)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
Node-RED allows users to create and publish IoT applications via a visual drag-and-drop interface. This tutorial will give you hands-on experience using Node-RED to build IoT apps using a variety of sensors and devices. Read more.
1:30pm–3:00pm Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Tutorial
Location: Mission City M1-2
Todd Minnella (SOASTA, Inc.), Matt Solnit (SOASTA, Inc.)
Average rating: **...
(2.11, 19 ratings)
Learn how to make your systems take an active role in healing themselves! Todd and Matt will walk the audience end-to-end through three specific examples based on a real-world system, using widely available tools and APIs: 1. Externally-triggered full garbage collection, 2. Automated problem detection and remediation for cloud servers, 3. System-initiated defect filing and escalation. Read more.

3:30pm

3:30pm–5:00pm Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Tutorial
Location: Ballroom CD
Sam Newman (Independent)
Average rating: ****.
(4.90, 39 ratings)
Microservices seem to be all the rage nowadays, but I wanted to understand what makes them tick. This talk, based on my own practical experience and research for the _Building Microservices_ book, presents the core principles and practices that are key to doing microservices well. Read more.
3:30pm–5:00pm Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Tutorial
Location: Ballroom AB
Brendan Gregg (Netflix)
Average rating: ****.
(4.92, 38 ratings)
There are many performance tools nowadays for Linux, but how do they all fit together, and when do we use them? This tutorial explains methodologies for using these tools, and provides a tour of four tool types: observability, benchmarking, tuning, and static tuning. This includes perf_events, ftrace, and other tracing tools that use the tracepoints, kprobes, and uprobes frameworks. Read more.
3:30pm–5:00pm Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Tutorial
Location: Mission City M1-2
Colin Bendell (Akamai)
Average rating: ***..
(3.86, 7 ratings)
You probably feel at times that it is more probable that a black hole will wander into your datacenter than for you to get funding to improve the performance of your application. This workshop will show you the tricks to financially model the impact of performance. Use these tools to convince the business that improving performance not only drives revenue, it also reduces operational costs. Read more.

5:00pm

5:00pm–7:30pm Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Event
Location: Levi’s® Stadium 501 Club
Average rating: ***..
(3.89, 9 ratings)
Nerd Bowl 0x7df will be the ultimate tech party, bringing together operations, developers, and many more for a clash of IT titans. Join us at the tech-powered Levi’s® Stadium 501 Club for food, drinks, and discussions with other top performers in the industry. Read more.

7:30pm

7:30pm–9:00pm Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Event
Location: Ballroom CD
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 7 ratings)
If you had five minutes on stage what would you say? What if you only got 20 slides and they rotated automatically after 15 seconds? Would you pitch a project? Launch a web site? Teach a hack? We’ll find out again this year at Ignite Velocity. Read more.

Thursday, 05/28/2015

9:30am

9:30am–9:35am Thursday, 05/28/2015
Keynote
Location: Mission City Ballroom
Courtney W. Nash (O'Reilly), John Allspaw (Adaptive Capacity Labs), Steve Souders (SpeedCurve)
Average rating: ***..
(3.21, 19 ratings)
Program chairs Courtney Nash, John Allspaw, and Steve Souders open the first day of keynotes. Read more.

9:35am

9:35am–9:55am Thursday, 05/28/2015
Keynote
Location: Mission City Ballroom
Laura Bell (SafeStack Limited)
Average rating: ****.
(4.31, 64 ratings)
Sometimes the best way to build a resilient application is to repeatedly break it. What if building secure applications needs the same sort of destructive play? This talk explains why, to protect organizations and applications from modern security threats, we don’t just need to defend our applications--we need to destroy them first. Read more.

9:55am

9:55am–10:05am Thursday, 05/28/2015
Keynote
Location: Mission City Ballroom
Dana Quinn (Intuit)
Average rating: ***..
(3.31, 45 ratings)
Companies are turning to the public cloud for all the ways it makes life easier for developers. The business side of the house likes it too, since it shortens the time from idea to implementation. But the shift to any new technology must be handled with care. Learn hard-earned insights from Intuit’s gradual migration to the public cloud. Read more.

10:05am

10:05am–10:10am Thursday, 05/28/2015
Keynote
Location: Mission City Ballroom
Dave McCrory (Basho Technologies)
Average rating: **...
(2.31, 39 ratings)
In this session, Dave McCrory, CTO of Basho Technologies, will discuss steps organizations can take to solve challenges of integration and operational challenges for active workloads, passive workloads, and backend analysis, as well as how innovations in distributed systems can simplify today’s complex management systems. Read more.

10:10am

10:10am–10:15am Thursday, 05/28/2015
Keynote
Location: Mission City Ballroom
Robert Peters (Verizon Digital Media Services )
Average rating: ***..
(3.09, 35 ratings)
Building and operating a global delivery network is all about providing high standards of performance and reliability. Rob will share recent experiences about how Verizon Digital Media Services lives up to those standards with a combination of technology, tools, and culture. Read more.

10:15am

10:15am–10:35am Thursday, 05/28/2015
Keynote
Location: Mission City Ballroom
Astrid Atkinson (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.45, 60 ratings)
As distributed systems grow, they differentiate - growing dependencies, subsystems, and support infrastructure. How do you keep complexity in check without stifling innovation? Read more.

10:35am

10:35am–10:40am Thursday, 05/28/2015
Keynote
Location: Mission City Ballroom
Jessica DeVita (Microsoft), Jennelle Crothers (Microsoft)
Average rating: **...
(2.92, 52 ratings)
Microsoft is committed to making software that delights developers and IT pros alike, enabling our customers to be productive anywhere on any device. Jessica and Jennelle will show you how Microsoft, a force in the market for four decades, continues to innovate and reinvent itself on a massive scale. Read more.

10:40am

10:40am–10:45am Thursday, 05/28/2015
Keynote
Location: Mission City Ballroom
Jason Ding (Salesforce.com)
Average rating: *....
(1.97, 32 ratings)
Jason will discuss how his cross-functional team proactively addresses scale limitations in our cloud stack. They work with field solution teams, integration partners, and the customer to understand their data model, customizations, user interactive and batch processing peak traffic patterns. They implemented a simulated workload to identify software and hardware limitations in SFDC’s Saas stack. Read more.

10:45am

10:45am–11:10am Thursday, 05/28/2015
Keynote
Location: Mission City Ballroom
Indi Young (myself)
Average rating: ***..
(3.31, 32 ratings)
Empathy is a popular buzzword that gets equal positive and negative attention in business media. The reason for the debate is that empathy is not well defined. People with budget responsibility need reliable knowledge, not 'increased sensitivity.' Fortunately, _cognitive_ empathy represents a practical, repeatable approach to cultivating insight. Read more.

11:50am

11:50am–12:30pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Ballroom E
Kyle Daigle (GitHub)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
GitHub’s API is used by hundreds of integrators around the world to integrate their services and tools with GitHub. During this session, I’ll focus on how GitHub and other organizations use those same platform tools to enhance their existing workflows within GitHub and allow for some new ones too. Read more.
11:50am–12:30pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Ballroom GH
Jen Andre (Komand)
Average rating: ***..
(3.10, 10 ratings)
Are you using Docker today or looking to dip your toes in? Maybe you’ve heard some debate about whether or not Docker is ‘secure’ enough for production deployments. What does this mean? Jen will give you an overview of the Docker security model, a dive into the potential risks, and the tools that are available within the Docker ecosystem to help run Docker containers securely. Read more.
11:50am–12:30pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Ballroom CD
Eric Sammer (Rocana)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 16 ratings)
Running modern large-scale dynamic datacenters without equally modern monitoring is a recipe for disaster. In this session, we'll explore an architecture using open source infrastructure proven to handle tens of terabytes an hour of log, metric, and other event-oriented data, with real-time collection, processing, analytics, and alerting. Read more.
11:50am–12:30pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Mission City Ballroom B1
Charity Majors (Honeycomb)
Average rating: ****.
(4.86, 7 ratings)
How to hire and grow an amazing Ops team and build a great DevOps culture from the ground up. Covers interviewing techniques, cultural fit, first hires for a new team, and how to build a culture people love. Read more.
11:50am–12:30pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Ballroom AB
Ross Clanton (Target), Heather Mickman (Target)
Average rating: ****.
(4.19, 21 ratings)
Target has been focused on (re)building an engineering culture for over a year. One of the most important components has been a focus on a DevOps transformation. This talk will reflect on our learnings over the past year, and approaches we are experimenting with moving forward. We will share tips and insights on driving this kind of change in a large traditional IT organization. Read more.
11:50am–12:30pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Ballroom F
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 4 ratings)
Whether mobile, web, or cloud, the app economy is the cornerstone of a company’s brand, revenues, and employee productivity. Today’s app users expect top performance, availability, security, and quality. Give users a bad experience and it kills more than your app – it kills your brand and your business. Learn how to deliver quality apps that deliver an enjoyable and useful user experience. Read more.
11:50am–12:30pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Mission City M1-2
Zach Leatherman (Filament Group)
Average rating: ****.
(4.62, 8 ratings)
The default loading behavior for web fonts, making the text invisible until the font files have successfully loaded, is harmful to a performance-focused website. In this talk we’ll learn a variety of methods to progressively render web fonts and show a fallback while the fonts are loading. We’ll also show techniques to group repaint of web fonts from fallback text to improve usability. Read more.

12:30pm

12:30pm–1:45pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Event
Location: Exhibit Hall
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
During lunch you'll have the chance to connect with some of the speakers during their Office Hours or participate in a Birds of a feather session with like-minded people. Read more.

1:45pm

1:45pm–2:25pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Ballroom E
Dustin Whittle (AppDynamics)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
The AppDynamics Application Intelligence Platform offers visibility into the workings of distributed applications, with real-time analytics underpinning the data collection. AppDynamics Unified Monitoring encompasses user experience, application, and infrastructure component availability and performance monitoring. Read more.
1:45pm–2:25pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Ballroom GH
Tags: Security
Eric Lawrence (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.58, 12 ratings)
Securing your websites and services using HTTPS has never been more important, or more complicated. Learn the best practices for using HTTPS today, from ciphers and hash algorithms to new browser features like HSTS and PKP. Explore how attackers circumvent HTTPS, and what you can do to help protect your visitors. Read more.
1:45pm–2:25pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Ballroom CD
Arun Kejariwal (MZ), Sailesh Mittal (Twitter), Karthik Ramasamy (Streamlio)
Average rating: **...
(2.95, 20 ratings)
Data-driven decision making rests, in part, on availability of high fidelity data. Presence of anomalies limits the use of data on an “as is” basis. Automatic anomaly detection is key to providing high fidelity data. We present a statistically rigorous method for automatic anomaly detection, which leverages correlations between multiple time series. Read more.
1:45pm–2:25pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Mission City Ballroom B1
Mark Maun (Ticketmaster)
Average rating: ****.
(4.22, 18 ratings)
Mark will talk about his journey at Ticketmaster, where he rolled out tools and automation, and not only made the Ticketmaster software factory more efficient but also invoked cultural change in the workplace. Rather than mandate cultural change by executive fiat, we did it organically from the ground up. Tools and technology, not executive memos, were the origin of this transformation. Read more.
1:45pm–2:25pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Ballroom AB
Ritesh Maheshwari (LinkedIn)
Average rating: ****.
(4.62, 8 ratings)
In this talk, we describe how LinkedIn used RUM (real user monitoring), beyond its monitoring use-case, to improve content download times of the LinkedIn site by up to 25%. We describe the techniques used by LinkedIn to drive many optimizations using RUM; and show how they can be used by others to solve similar problems. Read more.
1:45pm–2:25pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Ballroom F
Manish Vachharajani (F5 Networks)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Your network should be working for you. If it’s not, then something’s missing from your toolbox, and you’re probably writing more code than you need to make up for it. Taking inspiration from past Velocity talks, this session will demonstrate how network components like load balancers and application proxies can accelerate your application and your development process. Read more.
1:45pm–2:25pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Mission City M1-2
Steve Souders (SpeedCurve)
Average rating: ****.
(4.62, 13 ratings)
Users want a fast website with a rich design, but sometimes the interplay between design and performance feels like a fixed sum game: One side's gain is the other side's loss. Design and performance are indeed connected, but it's more like the yin and yang. They aren't opposing forces, but instead complement each other. Bringing these processes together produces experiences that are rich and fast. Read more.

2:40pm

2:40pm–3:20pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Ballroom E
Tyler Hannan (Basho), Dorothy Pults (Basho Technologies, Inc.)
Average rating: *....
(1.00, 1 rating)
Find out how companies like the Weather Company, bet365, and Riot Games (League of Legends) use NoSQL to innovate and grow their business. NoSQL databases are more flexible and faster to develop against than traditional relational databases, enabling you to quickly store and retrieve unstructured data. Read more.
2:40pm–3:20pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Ballroom GH
Tim Prendergast (Evident.io)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 12 ratings)
The rise of programmatic infrastructure and services has created a rift in the industry between business acceleration and risk aversion/mitigation. The rate at which technology teams consume, manipulate, and iterate infrastructure now far exceeds traditional security technologies. A new approach to security, a DevOps approach, can marry these aspects of business together again in amazing ways. Read more.
2:40pm–3:20pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Ballroom CD
Mark Zeman (SpeedCurve)
Average rating: ****.
(4.14, 14 ratings)
The way we visualize performance data can have an impact on how we interpret and communicate performance issues. Learn how data visualization can engage the team around you in meaningful conversations about performance. Read more.
2:40pm–3:20pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Mission City Ballroom B1
Ian Malpass (Etsy)
Average rating: ****.
(4.61, 28 ratings)
Failure is inevitable. Wait! Come back! It's OK. If things are going to go wrong, what do you do? I'll tell you about Etsy's approach to failure: how it influences our tools and our philosophy, and how we try to minimise the cost of failure. Read more.
2:40pm–3:20pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Ballroom AB
David Genn (IG Group)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 8 ratings)
How do you migrate to a continuous delivery model in the highly regulated world of financial trading? In this talk, we look at how IG Group have started this process to allow us to break away from monthly releases, and get features into production faster whilst protecting uptime and stability. Read more.
2:40pm–3:20pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Ballroom F
Suchi Upadhyayula (Intuit), Sean McCluskey (Intuit)
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 3 ratings)
Migrating large applications from a private cloud to the public cloud can be complex, risky, and painful. In addition to adapting your legacy application architecture to conform to cloud architecture principles, you have to transform your development operations and scaling practices. This session will share engineering and operational best practices to help your journey to the public cloud. Read more.
2:40pm–3:20pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Mission City M1-2
Andy Davies (NCC Group), Simon Hearne (NCC Group)
Average rating: ****.
(4.86, 7 ratings)
We increasingly rely on third-party scripts to deliver business-critical features of our sites, but do we understand the impact they're having on our site's performance and our business? In this session we’ll share the insights we’ve gained from analysing the impact third-party scripts have on the performance of our customers' sites, the value they deliver, and how our clients manage them. Read more.

4:10pm

4:10pm–4:50pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Ballroom E
Salil Ahuja (IBM)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 2 ratings)
Learn how easy it is to transform web and mobile applications with IBM Watson APIs on Bluemix to incorporate advanced natural language, image, and voice processing techniques. Read more.
4:10pm–4:50pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Ballroom GH
Douglas Barth (Stripe)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 6 ratings)
With systems moving to the cloud, securing network traffic is becoming more difficult using traditional hub-and-spoke architectures because the network layout might not be under your control. PagerDuty solved this problem using an IPSec mesh network. Come find out how we did it. Read more.
4:10pm–4:50pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Ballroom CD
Aaron Peters (TurboBytes), Kyle Young (Mobify)
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 6 ratings)
CDNs fail regularly and in many different ways, varying from a small, local increase in latency to global unavailability. In this data-filled talk, we’ll present convincing evidence for why you need to prep for CDN failure, and practical guidance for monitoring CDN performance and implementing a multi-CDN strategy. Read more.
4:10pm–4:50pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Mission City Ballroom B1
Mandi Walls (Chef)
Average rating: ****.
(4.29, 14 ratings)
This follow up to my 2012 Velocity talk, “Challenges to Cultural Change,” will examine a number of common themes presenting in technology organizations of varying size. These pathologies exhibit strengths and weaknesses around tasks, behaviors, and treatment of personnel that affect the day-to-day running, and long-term success, of IT projects. Read more.
4:10pm–4:50pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Ballroom AB
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 33 ratings)
Etsy has recently developed new alerting tools to help discover and dig into performance regressions across the site. Allison McKnight, performance engineer at Etsy, will cover how we built these tools on top of existing technology, how we iterated on the context included in our alerts, and how these tools have changed the way that we collaborate with other teams to fix performance regressions. Read more.
4:10pm–4:50pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Ballroom F
Paddy Ganti (Instart Logic), Mehrdad Reshadi (Instart Logic)
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 4 ratings)
In an effort to keep up with dynamic and responsive web trends, the amount of first and third party JavaScript usage has tripled over the last three years. The result is bloated web pages that create a drag on performance. This session will focus on a set of new solutions that makes first and third party JavaScript code load faster, speeding up page load times and improving customer experience. Read more.
4:10pm–4:50pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Mission City M1-2
Tim Sheiner (Jut)
Average rating: **...
(2.60, 5 ratings)
Get a UX professional's view of the operations world... it's like a look in the mirror, except you'll walk away with tangible ways to rethink how you communicate about your challenges, your work, and the opportunities for Ops within your business. Read more.

5:05pm

5:05pm–5:45pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Ballroom E
Rakesh Ranjan (IBM Cloud Data Services), Sriram Srinivasan (IBM Cloud Data Services)
Average rating: *....
(1.20, 5 ratings)
The cloud is all about elasticity. Your monitoring solution should not only be flexible enough to grow and shrink with service elasticity, but also smart enough to learn the behavior of abstracted resources and business KPIs and predict their failures. Learn how you can use Event Hub, dashDB, and Cloudant to enable a self-service operation and make your cloud services resilient. Read more.
5:05pm–5:45pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Ballroom GH
Mike Arpaia (Kolide)
Average rating: ****.
(4.75, 8 ratings)
There's a common misconception in information security that trade secrets, institutional knowledge, and internal software all need to stay secret in order to maintain a strong level of security and safety from malicious hackers. In this session, we'll discuss osquery, a popular Facebook open source project, which supports organizations taking their security into their own hands. Read more.
5:05pm–5:45pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Ballroom CD
Laine Campbell (OpsArtisan)
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 6 ratings)
IT is undergoing a revolution, and database administration is no exception. As Ops teams evolve into reliability engineers, developers and traditional systems administrators find themselves diving into the world of the DBA. In this session, we take the model of site reliability engineering and guide you through the components of the craft of DB architecture/operations in that context. Read more.
5:05pm–5:45pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Mission City Ballroom B1
Aneel Lakhani (SignalFx)
Average rating: ***..
(3.64, 14 ratings)
Because we want to win. OODA - Observe, Orient, Decide, Act - is pop-tech-devOps-unicorn-buzzword-cargo-culting canon. But the idea is more interesting than the myth. It's not about moving fast faster fastest. It's about changing the game being played. It’s about shrinking the time to do some things so you can spend more time doing other things. It’s about the time we have and where we spend it. Read more.
5:05pm–5:45pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Ballroom AB
Lukasz Pater (CERN)
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 3 ratings)
The Large Hadron Collider at CERN (Geneva, Switzerland) is the ultimate blackboard for physicists all over the world. The maintenance of the biggest machine ever built wouldn't be possible without dedicated mobile interfaces used by technicians every day. Discover our techniques, lessons learned, and solutions to quickly deliver robust mobile applications in this very challenging environment. Read more.
5:05pm–5:45pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Ballroom F
Sam Guckenheimer (Microsoft)
Average rating: **...
(2.75, 8 ratings)
This is the story of Visual Studio’s journey to cloud cadence and DevOps. Sam will talk about our cultural transformation and share details on the mistakes we made along the way, the lessons we learned as well as our successes as we transitioned from shipping every three years to every three weeks. Read more.
5:05pm–5:45pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Location: Mission City M1-2
Robert Treat (OmniTI)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 6 ratings)
If you think there is a gap between Dev and Ops, Design must seem like it comes from another planet. But many of the core ideas behind design work are directly applicable to the world of Ops, especially given that running successful websites is no longer (just) about keeping servers up, but about designing human and technical systems that help enable people to achieve continuous operations. Read more.

5:45pm

5:45pm–6:45pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Event
Location: Exhibit Hall
Average rating: **...
(2.50, 2 ratings)
Join us in the Exhibit Hall on Thursday, May 28 after sessions for the Velocity Exhibit Hall Reception. Read more.

6:45pm

6:45pm–8:00pm Thursday, 05/28/2015
Event
Location: Terra Courtyard, Hyatt
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
We’re celebrating our company’s high velocity, Silicon Valley style! Join us at the Hyatt's Terra Courtyard for some fun, cocktails, and music with your fellow technologists. There will be an abundance of t-shirts and food too. You could be the one who wins a DJI Phantom 3 drone, so don't miss out! Read more.

Friday, 05/29/2015

9:30am

9:30am–9:35am Friday, 05/29/2015
Keynote
Location: Mission City Ballroom
Steve Souders (SpeedCurve), John Allspaw (Adaptive Capacity Labs), Courtney W. Nash (O'Reilly)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 14 ratings)
Program chairs Steve Souders, John Allspaw, and Courtney Nash open the second day of keynotes. Read more.

9:35am

9:35am–9:55am Friday, 05/29/2015
Keynote
Location: Mission City Ballroom
Bruce Lawson (Opera ASA)
Average rating: ****.
(4.69, 45 ratings)
The next billion people online will overwhelmingly be on mobile devices, and the vast majority will be in emerging economies where devices and networks are constrained. Although you might not know it now, many of the next billion web users will become your customers - or your competitors'. What do you need to know about this billion to ensure your sites perform well for them? Read more.

9:55am

9:55am–10:05am Friday, 05/29/2015
Keynote
Location: Mission City Ballroom
Patrick Lightbody (New Relic)
Average rating: ***..
(3.68, 25 ratings)
For years we've been hearing WHY software is disrupting industries. But little on HOW to determine how to invest the scarcest resources in the software economy: developer talent. If you're going to compete as a software company, you gotta listen to your apps. We tell you how. Read more.

10:05am

10:05am–10:20am Friday, 05/29/2015
Keynote
Location: Mission City Ballroom
Ariya Hidayat (Shape Security)
Average rating: ****.
(4.23, 35 ratings)
What actually happens in the complicated network of undersea fiber optic cables, the foundation of modern communications? The talk gives an entertaining journey through this remarkable achievement, a series of scientific milestones in recent human history that will tickle the geeky side of the audience and inspire further exploration. Read more.

10:20am

10:20am–10:25am Friday, 05/29/2015
Keynote
Location: Mission City Ballroom
Shane Evans (Hewlett-Packard)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 25 ratings)
Join HP as Shane Evans explores the keys to succeed in the enterprise, and which tools, methodologies, and strategy are needed to bring the enterprise into the 21st Century. Read more.

10:25am

10:25am–10:30am Friday, 05/29/2015
Keynote
Location: Mission City Ballroom
Mohammed Aboul-Magd (Akamai Technologies)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 28 ratings)
Delivering rich images fast can be a difficult task. Join this keynote session featuring Akamai’s Mohammed Aboul-Magd to better understand how to deal with the ever-increasing number of images on the web. You’ll learn how to reduce cost and complexity while delivering a consistent and high quality viewing experience to every user, on any device, anywhere. Read more.

10:30am

10:30am–10:50am Friday, 05/29/2015
Keynote
Location: Mission City Ballroom
Mikey Dickerson (Federal Government | United States Digital Services Team)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 27 ratings)
The U.S. Digital Service was launched in August 2014 as a crazy gamble to see if the strategy that succeeded at pulling Healthcare.gov out of the fire could be applied to other government problems. Now at nine months old and about 130 people, the U.S. Digital Service has taken on immigration, education, Social Security, cyber-security, and Veterans Affairs. Read more.

10:50am

10:50am–10:55am Friday, 05/29/2015
Keynote
Location: Mission City Ballroom
Buddy Brewer (SOASTA)
Average rating: **...
(2.88, 17 ratings)
In this talk, Buddy will discuss ways the Velocity community can bring different sets of data together to lead these vastly different groups through a shared conversation about performance. Read more.

10:55am

10:55am–11:10am Friday, 05/29/2015
Keynote
Location: Mission City Ballroom
Laine Campbell (OpsArtisan)
Average rating: ***..
(3.84, 38 ratings)
As technology jobs become increasingly hard to fill, the average starting salary for an engineer in the Valley is more than the median family income in the US in many demographics. Laine will discuss how to build your organization to embrace a culture and process that drive diversity in recruiting, hiring, and retention. Read more.

11:50am

11:50am–12:30pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom E
Karl Matthias (New Relic), Sean Kane (New Relic)
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 12 ratings)
At New Relic we’ve delivered production apps via Docker containers for over a year, to significantly streamline app delivery workflow from development through production. We’ll explain choices we made to implement a production Docker workflow, and demo tools that allow you to build Docker clusters in multiple datacenters and monitor your containers across those environments. Read more.
11:50am–12:30pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom GH
Tags: Mobile
Tim Kadlec (Snyk)
Average rating: ****.
(4.83, 12 ratings)
Mobile use continues to increase at an incredible rate, with much of that growth coming from emerging economies dominated by slow, intermittent connectivity and low-end devices. We'll talk about the lessons learned trying to build a high-performant responsive site for Radio Free Europe that can reach everyone. Read more.
11:50am–12:30pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom CD
Ralph Bodenner (New Relic)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 10 ratings)
For an engineering team to sustain its culture as it grows, even more important than what processes it adopts is how those processes undergo change. At New Relic, we have a culture of openness that we intend to keep, so we've been using the same process to change our culture that we use to change our code: GitHub Pull Requests. Learn why and how we opened up our Engineering Handbook. Read more.
11:50am–12:30pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Mission City Ballroom B1
Kelsey Hightower (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.64, 11 ratings)
The last decade belonged to virtual machines; the next one belongs to containers. It is time to look at new ways to deploy and manage applications at scale. CoreOS is a new Linux distribution designed specifically for application containers and running them at scale. This talk will examine all the major components of CoreOS (etcd, fleet, docker, systemd) and how these components work together. Read more.
11:50am–12:30pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom AB
Steve Hoffman (Orbitz Worldwide), Rick Fast (Expedia)
Average rating: ****.
(4.19, 21 ratings)
In this talk we will discuss how we enabled decomposition of one of our 250+ system components into a continously deployed microservice cluster using Docker, Consul, the ELK stack, and Graphite. We will discuss the architecture and supporting services as well as the continous delivery from source to production via Ansible and Jenkins. Read more.
11:50am–12:30pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom F
Paul Roy (Microsoft), Buddy Brewer (SOASTA)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
Little changes in speed can make a big impact for sites with as much traffic as MSN. In this talk, Paul Roy and Buddy Brewer will explore how Microsoft was able to release a faster new version of the MSN site, using real user measurement as the guidepost. Read more.
11:50am–12:30pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Mission City M1-2
John Feminella (Pivotal)
Average rating: ***..
(3.56, 9 ratings)
Knowing how to measure your technology and business operations is crucial for optimizing them, but it's nowhere near as important as knowing what metrics to look at in the first place. In this talk, we'll discuss how to pick metrics and associated visualizations that maximize your chances of making the right call for your business. Read more.

12:30pm

12:30pm–1:45pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Event
Location: Exhibit Hall
During lunch you'll have the chance to connect with some of the speakers during their Office Hours or participate in a Birds of a feather session with like-minded people. Read more.

1:45pm

1:45pm–2:25pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom E
Mike Demmer (Jut), Chris Christensen (Limelight)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
Analytics is the future of monitoring for DevOps teams. Learn how to think about typical monitoring tasks as systems analytics challenges, and begin to think about asking the right questions to inform your decisions. This session will show real examples of systems monitoring, unified analytics across logs and metrics, and statistical techniques that you can implement today. Read more.
1:45pm–2:25pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom GH
Ariya Hidayat (Shape Security)
Average rating: ***..
(3.44, 9 ratings)
Writing fast JavaScript code is not only microbenchmarks. Understanding the JavaScript engine will reveal the typical code patterns favored for maximum execution speed (short function, fixed object shape, profile-guided, garbage minimization). In addition, it is also important to consider other strategies such as sampling and tracing. Read more.
1:45pm–2:25pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom CD
John Allspaw (Adaptive Capacity Labs), Christina Maslach (UC Berkeley), Amanda Folson (GitLab), Ryn Daniels (Etsy), Laura Bell (SafeStack Limited), Vijay Gill (Salesforce.com)
Average rating: ****.
(4.58, 24 ratings)
The topic of burnout has become front of mind for many people in our industry due to recent events. The individual consequences are potentially very damaging, ranging from a lack of career advancement to severe mental health problems, and in a few rare cases, suicide. But the focus cannot simply be on individuals--pervasive organizational issues contribute most significantly to burnout. Read more.
1:45pm–2:25pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Mission City Ballroom B1
Michael Brunton-Spall (Government Digital Service)
Average rating: ***..
(3.90, 10 ratings)
Odds are, recently you've heard something along the lines that the one true architecture for any new system is a microservice-based one. The problem is, I can't be sure that your view of microservices is the same as mine. I can't point at any architecture and confidently declare that it is monolithic or microservices. The underlying issue is that the terms we use are dangerously undefined.  Read more.
1:45pm–2:25pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom AB
Adam Auerbach (Capital One)
Average rating: ****.
(4.36, 11 ratings)
In a highly integrated environment with agile teams having many dependencies, Capital One had the typical rigorous release and change management process you would expect at a large national bank. Through the adoption of DevOps and other “shift left” enablers, Capital One was able to automate these processes and quality gates, to enable release-on-demand and eventually continuous delivery. Read more.
1:45pm–2:25pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom F
Siddharth Ram (Intuit)
Average rating: ****.
(4.60, 5 ratings)
Track: Deliberately unstable systems. About: This presentation will cover patterns used at Intuit that allow us to manage the characteristics of instability. Right technology patterns, right cultural changes, and right mindsets have moved a large organization from a scaled-up, shared everything to a scaled-out, shared nothing architecture. Read more.
1:45pm–2:25pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Mission City M1-2
Seth Vargo (HashiCorp)
Average rating: ****.
(4.17, 6 ratings)
Consul by HashiCorp is an open source tool for service discovery, monitoring, and infrastructure configuration. Simple configuration and powerful features like high availability, failure detection, and multi-datacenter awareness make Consul a great solution for organizations of all sizes trying to scale their monitoring. Read more.

2:40pm

2:40pm–3:20pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom E
Donald Foss (Blue Triangle Technologies, Inc.), Norm Morrison (Radial)
Marketing managers want a richer, more personalized experience for site users. IT wants to have smaller, faster pages that meet user expectations. In this you will learn how to use rich RUM data to perform A/B/n tests to determine which is best for the business, and if management decides on the rich environment, how fast does it really need to be. Can you quantify the $$ impact of a faster site? Read more.
2:40pm–3:20pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom GH
Tim Kadlec (Snyk)
Average rating: ****.
(4.62, 16 ratings)
Loading images isn't as simple as you think. We often discuss image weight and download time, but mobile devices deal with many other challenges, such as decode times in underpowered CPUs, limited CPU/GPU transfers, and memory consumption. In this talk we'll explain those limitations, their impact, and how you can best handle them on your own site. Read more.
2:40pm–3:20pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom CD
Baron Schwartz (VividCortex)
Average rating: ***..
(3.44, 16 ratings)
This is a story of how systems taught me about people, and people taught me about systems. Once you see it, you can't unsee it: systems and teams both do work, and have the same types of bottlenecks. The real breakthrough is figuring out what to do about it, and that's where systems and people are very different. I'll share in detail. Read more.
2:40pm–3:20pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Mission City Ballroom B1
Wilfried Schobeiri (MediaMath)
Average rating: ***..
(3.80, 15 ratings)
In the blink of an eye, MediaMath’s digital marketing systems host real-time auctions and serve ads across the world to the tune of 2.1 million QPS. And we are building the next generation of these systems on Go. In this talk, we’ll explore how to maximize Go’s performance, how to use Go to handle hundreds of thousands of requests per second, and why Go is a game-changer for building services. Read more.
2:40pm–3:20pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom AB
Tags: Networking, Ops
Bill Green (New Relic)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
The network forms a critical part of the user experience, whether you run the most popular site on the internet or a single database on an office LAN. How much visibility into this critical part of your infrastructure do you really have? Polling, traps, and logs are good, but today they aren’t enough. Learn how network flow data can bring your own network mysteries into sharp focus. Read more.
2:40pm–3:20pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom F
Huseyin Dursun (VMware)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 6 ratings)
Our journey to a faster and predictable release cadence started with cultural transformation and redefinition of engineering roles and responsibilities. Transforming a distributed and sizable traditional software development organization is quite a complex task. This talk will cover the challenges we have faced during the transformation and how we alleviated them. Read more.
2:40pm–3:20pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Mission City M1-2
Buddy Brewer (SOASTA)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 6 ratings)
In order to get what we want as performance experts, sometimes we have to see things from someone else's perspective. In this talk we will explore ways to use performance data to motivate diverse teams to care about speed. Read more.

4:10pm

4:10pm–4:50pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom E
John Yi (Rackspace)
Average rating: **...
(2.20, 5 ratings)
Running Docker containers on physical servers is the ideal scenario. However cloud users are running their containers on VMs, adding back the overhead. OnMetal provides a way to run containers on physical hardware. We'll discuss running Docker OnMetal and some of the different ideas on leveraging OnMetal. Read more.
4:10pm–4:50pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom GH
Katie Kovalcin (Sparkbox)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 8 ratings)
Performance is a rising requirement for building successful websites, but successful performance begins far earlier than development. So how do you get your entire team excited by it, specifically aesthetic-heavy designers? Read more.
4:10pm–4:50pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom CD
Aaron Suggs (Kickstarter)
Average rating: ****.
(4.30, 10 ratings)
Discover the benefits of training your entire organization to contribute code. Kickstarter teaches GitHub for Poets, a one-hour class that empowers all staff to make improvements to our site, and fosters a culture of transparency and inclusivity. Learn about how we’ve made developing with GitHub fun and safe for everyone, and the surprising benefits of having more contributors to our code. Read more.
4:10pm–4:50pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Mission City Ballroom B1
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 3 ratings)
2015 is an exciting year for PHP. With PHP 7 soon to be released and HHVM getting complete enough to run most existing PHP apps well, you have two amazingly fast options for running your PHP code. In this session I will cover the performance and new features of PHP 7. Read more.
4:10pm–4:50pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom AB
Amiya Gupta (Microsoft)
Average rating: ***..
(3.57, 7 ratings)
MSN.com shipped a major new release last fall. This talk covers the design principles, challenges encountered, and optimization techniques applied while chasing the goal of great perceived performance. Topics include layout thrashing, navigation and resource timings, responsive design, custom fonts and more. Read more.
4:10pm–4:50pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom F
Alois Reitbauer (Dynatrace), Martin Gutenbrunner (ruxit)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 7 ratings)
Micro service architectures with Continuous Deployments enable a highly agile environment. It, however, also brings operational challenges regarding system stability and resilience like: How healthy is my micro service architecture? Is my system tolerant to deployment problems and failures? How save is to modify certain services? How resilient is my architecture to changing usage patterns? Read more.
4:10pm–4:50pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Mission City M1-2
Gavin Towey (Box, Inc)
Box developed two open source tools for MySQL: Anemometer and Raingauge. Anemometer tracks query performance, gathers query execution data from many databases at once, and has a simple API for DevOps integrations. Raingauge captures forensic data from MySQL when unexpected events occur so you can diagnose and fix production problems quickly. Learn how these free tools can help you. Read more.

5:05pm

5:05pm–5:45pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom GH
Tags: Networking
John Rauser (Snapchat)
Average rating: ****.
(4.86, 14 ratings)
This talk explores the history of the Internet's congestion control algorithms and how they put a fundamental limit on application performance. Read more.
5:05pm–5:45pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom CD
Dave Cliffe (PagerDuty), Arup Chakrabarti (PagerDuty)
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 5 ratings)
We will present a framework for understanding operational incident response, along with practical ways to understand impact, manage responsiveness (and burnout), coordinate incident command, and leverage the right level of collaboration. We hope that this will make a meaningful impact on how you manage incidents, from the duckiest to the fowl-est of them. Read more.
5:05pm–5:45pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Mission City Ballroom B1
Ilya Grigorik (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.59, 22 ratings)
The limitations of HTTP/1.X forced us to develop various application workarounds to optimize performance, but in the process we've also introduced numerous regressions: poor caching, unnecessary downloads, delayed execution, and more. Well, good news, because HTTP/2 eliminates this tradeoff: we can eliminate the hacks, simplify our applications, and deliver improved performance! Read more.
5:05pm–5:45pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom AB
JP CASTRO (Sony)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 3 ratings)
In this talk, JP Castro will highlight the challenges of understanding single page application performance, and describe unique optimization techniques that ultimately led to increased user engagement on the latest gaming console from Sony. Read more.
5:05pm–5:45pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Mission City M1-2
Rajiv Kurian (SignalFx)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
At SignalFx, we deal with high-volume, high-resolution data from our users. This requires a high performance ingest pipeline. Over time we’ve found that we needed to adapt architectural principles from specialized fields such as HPC to get beyond performance plateaus encountered with more generic approaches. Read more.

5:45pm

5:45pm–6:45pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Event
Location: Terra Courtyard, Hyatt
Average rating: ***..
(3.29, 7 ratings)
Join us at the Hyatt after sessions on the last day of Velocity for a Closing Reception, sponsored by SOASTA. Read more.

6:30pm

6:30pm–6:45pm Friday, 05/29/2015
Location: Ballroom F
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 5 ratings)
Mobile App Test Read more.