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Web performance and operations is an emerging discipline which requires incredible breadth, focusing less on specific technologies and more on how the entire system works together. While people often specialize in particular components, great engineers and developers understand web performance and operations in relation to the whole. The best are able to fly to the 50,000 foot view and see the entire system in motion and then zoom in to microscopic levels and examine the tiny movements of an individual part.

Now in its third year, Velocity—the Web Performance and Operations conference from O'Reilly Media—is the premier conference that:

  • Provides your web ops and dev teams direct access to the training, technologies and skills that will have the most immediate impact on your bottom line
  • Gives you the keys to the "fast by default" toolkit for automating your infrastructure
  • Throws aside the silos and redefines your team's understanding of the whole industry ecosystem
  • Gives you direct face time with the biggest rock stars in the industry and access to the biggest network of your peers
  • Shows off the biggest gallery of "show me now" case studies

Topics and Themes for Velocity 2010

Velocity attendees are a unique tribe of disaster gurus, special ops professionals, software developers, academics, sysadmins, developers, engineers, and more. They're the hidden heroes that keep the trains running on time, the people you call at 3 in the morning when your site is down. They're the most skilled at repeatedly rising to the challenge of finding answers to complex problems and are always on the leading edge of emerging technologies and solutions.

Velocity gives attendees access to speakers and the in-depth, technical content that will move the dial furthest for web ops and development professionals most responsible for the health of their company's IT infrastructure. Topics and themes we're focusing on in 2010 include:

  • Mobile Web Peformance
  • Multiple Data Center Management
  • Network Latency
  • Cloud Computing
  • Scalable Video and Social Gaming
  • HTML5
  • Configuration Management
  • Webcaching and Memecaching
  • Green Architecture
  • Metrics

For Velocity China sponsorship information for companies outside China, contact Yvonne Romaine at

  • Google
  • Strangeloop
  • Yahoo! Inc.
  • Dyn Inc.
  • Facebook
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • Tilera
  • AlertSite
  • AppDynamics
  • Aptimize
  • CDNetworks
  • Circonus
  • Cloudscaling
  • Clustrix
  • Coradiant
  • Dell
  • DTO Solutions
  • MaxiScale
  • Neustar
  • Nokia
  • NorthScale, Inc.
  • Shopzilla
  • Splunk
  • Virident
  • Zoompf
  • Neustar

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at the conference, contact Yvonne Romaine at

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