Patrick Lightbody

Patrick Lightbody
VP, Product Management, New Relic

Website | @plightbo

Patrick runs product management for New Relic, a leading provider of web application performance management and monitoring. Prior to that, Patrick started two startups in the website monitoring and load testing space, which were acquired by Gomez and Neustar, respectively.

Patrick is an avid open source contributor, having founded OpenQA, created Selenium Remote Control, and co-created Struts 2.

Patrick has held management and software engineering positions with Jive Software, Spoke Software, and Cisco Systems.


Web Performance, Ballroom CD
Tutorial Please note: to attend, your registration must include Tutorials on Tuesday.
Patrick Lightbody (New Relic), Bill Kayser (New Relic, Inc.)
Average rating: **...
(2.91, 53 ratings)
When it comes to analyzing web performance data, which presentation works best? Response time plot? Median value? Standard deviation? Baseline comparison? Histogram? Apdex? With enough data you can get creative with visualizations, but which one brings the most clarity? Come look at real world performance data from many perspectives and find out which works best for your needs. Read more.
Sponsored, Mission City Ballroom
Patrick Lightbody (New Relic)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 28 ratings)
Life used to be so simple: a little Perl, a dash of mod_cgi and presto: you've got a web app all within your control. But with HTML5, SOA, fancy new browsers and native mobile apps you now have Objective C, JavaScript, remote APIs, web app code, and who-knows-what running all over the place. How do you manage performance and functionality? Learn how to keep tabs on your code no matter where it is. Read more.
Web Performance, Ballroom F
Ilya Grigorik (Google), Buddy Brewer (SOASTA), Jon Fox (Torbit), Patrick Lightbody (New Relic)
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 4 ratings)
As more companies realize the benefits of real user monitoring, the number of RUM alternatives is growing. Come to this session to get a quick look at leading RUM providers to see their key features and how they compare. Read more.


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