Paul Hammond
Engineer, -

Website | @ph

Paul Hammond is a web developer, product manager and father. He has been building websites for as long as he can remember, and now leads a team of hard-working supernerds at Flickr. Before then he was part of the Yahoo Brickhouse team, and previously led technical project management at BBC Radio and Music interactive.

Paul regularly speaks on subjects from Javascript and APIs to the future of broadcasting, at events including South By Southwest, Web 2.0 expo and Web Directions North. He currently lives in San Francisco, and keeps an irregularly updated technical weblog at paulhammond.org

Sessions

Operations
Location: Regency 1 Level: Intermediate
John Allspaw (Adaptive Capacity Labs), Paul Hammond (-)
Average rating: ****.
(4.85, 41 ratings)
Communications and cooperation between development and operations isn't optional, it's mandatory. Flickr takes the idea of "release early, release often" to an extreme - on a normal day there are 10 full deployments of the site to our servers. This session discusses why this rate of change works so well, and the culture and technology needed to make it possible. Read more.
  • Keynote Systems
  • Google
  • Shopzilla
  • Aptimize
  • Facebook
  • NeuStar
  • Rackspace Cloud
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • SoftLayer
  • SpringSource
  • Sun Microsystems

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