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

Norm Warren
Site Performance Analyst and Data Developer, Ancestry Inc

Website | @normbi

Norm Warren works for to help people discover, preserve, and share their family history by providing site performance charts and graphs that monitor, trend, get to root cause, and more. He is author of Business Intelligence in Microsoft SharePoint 2013 for O’Reilly/MS Press with SQL Server MVP Stacia Misner, and PowerPivot expert Mariano Teixeira Neto.

Norm has his Master’s degree in computer information technology and recently earned his MBA with an emphasis in financial accounting. He was previously a writer for SQL Server accounting tools and SharePoint Server 2010 at Microsoft, and has written articles for the information worker, IT Pro, and SQL ServerĀ® BI developer audiences. Norm has been an active member of the community to provide the right content about using tools such as tableau from big data sources. He enjoys spending time with his family, mountain biking, and sharing his passion for BI in SharePoint.


11:20am–11:40am Wednesday, 05/27/2015
Location: Ballroom GH
Norm Warren (Ancestry Inc), Jeremy Johnson (
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Influencing a developer-centric company to care more about site performance is not a small task. We will walk through successful approaches to performance monitoring at These include collecting internal SLA statistics and implementing a grading system that focuses on the top 30 pages while correlating with business data. Read more.