Schedule: Sponsored sessions

Sponsored sessions led by Velocity sponsors and exhibitors for the O’Reilly Velocity Conference happening June 18-20, 2013 in Santa Clara, CA.

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Sponsored, Mission City Ballroom
Joseph Loveless (Neustar)
Average rating: **...
(2.05, 55 ratings)
The days of complete control are over. Today, the website is your organization's most important online asset and it is more exposed than ever before. Customers are measuring you, competitors are benchmarking you, and things outside of your control are robbing your site of performance. Read more.
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Sponsored, Mission City Ballroom
Steve Riley (Riverbed Technology)
Average rating: **...
(2.96, 25 ratings)
A nearly infinite array of variables can affect performance. Gaining control over these variables allows providers and enterprises to introduce a greater degree of consistency and high performance into any environment. How can this be done? As infrastructure morphs into code, what was once secret becomes revealed. Read more.
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Sponsored, Mission City Ballroom
Vik Chaudhary (Keynote)
Average rating: **...
(2.88, 146 ratings)
Details coming soon. Read more.
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Sponsored, Mission City Ballroom
Arvind Jain (Google)
Average rating: ***..
(3.38, 85 ratings)
The core infrastructure powering the web has seen significant performance improvements over the last few years. The browsers, devices, and networks are all much faster than they used to be, but has that resulted in a faster user experience? In this talk, I will try to answer that question using real user measurement data from Google Analytics and Youtube. Read more.
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Sponsored, Mission City Ballroom
Alois Reitbauer (Dynatrace)
Average rating: **...
(2.56, 118 ratings)
There is great progress on making web pages fast. Performance Management for native mobile applications is still in it's infancy. What if there was a free technology to help you solve the performance problems in your mobile applications? Read more.
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Sponsored, Mission City Ballroom
Stephen Ludin (Akamai, Board Member ISRG)
Average rating: **...
(2.90, 31 ratings)
Delivering truly great Web performance has never been easy. In today’s world, the challenge has grown exponentially. Akamai’s Chief Architect, Stephen Ludin, will highlight ways to identify the end users’ situation, determine the best optimizations to employ and how those optimizations directly impact performance – with the end goal of providing an answer to the situational performance challenge. Read more.
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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.
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Sponsored, Mission City Ballroom
Jonathan LeBlanc (PayPal / Braintree)
Average rating: **...
(2.16, 19 ratings)
Building an efficient and scalable API design can mean the life or death of your developer community. While technical efficiency is a key factor in proper optimization, following a pragmatist approach to specification implementation and security can lead your API design down a path to certain doom. Read more.
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Sponsored, Ballroom E
Ilya Grigorik (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.70, 20 ratings)
In this session we'll take a deep dive into the technical design and optimization criteria to help us meet these goals. As a bonus, we'll demo some existing and upcoming tools we've been working on at Google to automate the process. Read more.
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Sponsored, Ballroom E
Steve Burton (AppDynamics), John Martin (Edmunds.com)
Average rating: ***..
(3.88, 8 ratings)
AppDynamics Tech Evangelist, Steve Burton and Edmunds.com Senior Director of Production Engineering, John Martin, co-present this talk about DevOps culture and success. Read more.
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Sponsored, Ballroom E
Connie Quach (SOASTA), Dave Cumberland (Shopatron)
Average rating: **...
(2.88, 8 ratings)
For web performance professionals, this new age means having comprehensive management perspectives that include real user measurements. Join us as we examine the three reasons why RUM needs to be part of your management arsenal so you can make it easier to make the hard cash. Read more.
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Sponsored, Ballroom E
Peter Blum (Instart Logic), Jim Greer (Kongregate)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Take a deep dive with us into the architecture and technology plus hear from one of our customers Kongregate about their experience with the technology in production delivering browser based games to over 15 million users. Read more.
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Sponsored, Ballroom E
Moderated by:
John Spirko (Dell)
Panelists:
Andy Wahrenberger (Dell), Ramon Darrow (Dell), Leon Juan Carlos Estibariz (Dell), Rob Dickinson (Intel)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Is your web monitoring out of balance? Are you giving enough attention to API, REST and SOAP – especially as companies expand the web application partner channels and mobile applications? Join us on Thursday, June 20 at 2:00 p.m., as Dell product expert John Spirko leads a panel of web professionals who manage a very popular, very busy website. Read more.
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Sponsored, Ballroom E
Jaret Chiles (Rackspace)
Average rating: **...
(2.41, 17 ratings)
In the old world of IT, if you didn't have hardware capacity or the budget to buy more, your project was dead in the water. Budget constraints can leave some of the best, most creative and most ingenious innovations on the cutting room floor. It’s a true dilemma for developers and innovators – why spend the time creating, when a project could be abandoned in a blink? That was the old world. Read more.
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Sponsored, Ballroom E
Tina Su (Intuit Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.44, 9 ratings)
Continuous integration is critical to get quality mobile apps in the hands of customers on the device of their choosing quickly. This talk will reveal key considerations for evaluating third-party vs. custom-built solutions, sharing how Intuit created a homegrown virtual device lab and automated testing to enable continuous integration that reduced mobile app test time. Read more.
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Sponsored, Ballroom E
Ashray Mathur (Salesforce.com Inc), Susie Xia (Salesforce), Venkatesh Katari (Salesforce.com)
Average rating: ***..
(3.60, 5 ratings)
Salesforce.com has developed mobile apps using HTML5, iOS & Android. It is critical to keep these apps performant across frequent deployments to production. Come learn how Salesforce built a mobile performance lab to keep our apps fast and prevent crashes on multiple platforms and devices. Learn the tools and techniques we use to setup your own mobile performance lab ! Read more.
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Sponsored, Ballroom E
Graham Melville (Citrix Systems)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
This presentation will look at the application delivery controller’s effect the development, deployment and maintenance of applications and web applications in particular. Read more.
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Sponsored, Ballroom F
Aaron Rudger (Keynote LLC), Kenneth Harker (Keynote Systems, Inc.), David Azaria (Keynote Systems, Inc.)
Average rating: ***..
(3.60, 5 ratings)
At Velocity, we all share a common interest in making our Web and mobile sites robust and reliable for users. For some, this may be an altruistic pursuit. But for most, it's because we know our business grows when customers can quickly engage and transact. So how do we ensure that these transactions are performing their best for the users experiencing them? Read more.
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Sponsored, Ballroom F
Nilendu Misra (Intuit), Anshu Verma (Intuit)
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 5 ratings)
QuickBooks Online is the no. 1 small business cloud accounting solution worldwide. In this session we will talk about how we built a highly scalable, global SaaS offering and the lessons learnt along the way. Read more.
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Sponsored, Ballroom F
Klaus Enzenhofer (Dynatrace)
Average rating: *....
(1.40, 5 ratings)
In this step by step session we set up Real User Monitoring (RUM) for a native mobile app from scratch. We will analyze the behavior of the application across a variety of aspects including performance metrics, user behavior data as well as crash reports. All tools used in the session are available for free. Read more.
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Sponsored, Ballroom F
Sven Hammar (Apica Systems)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 3 ratings)
Can your application scale with linear performance? Capacity planning for a Web or Mobile applications can be challenging but it is critical to any successful application launch. Testing how much load you can handle is just one part of it. Understanding where the bottlenecks are and what to do about it is just as important. Read more.
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Sponsored, Ballroom F
Jonathan LeBlanc (PayPal / Braintree)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 23 ratings)
In this session, we will take a deeper look into some of the great techniques delivered to us through the RESTful specification, applying them to developer API consumption practices with the intention of creating efficient best practices for rapid development. These are the lessons we learned as we reconstructed our API infrastructure at PayPal for our developer community. Read more.
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Sponsored, Ballroom F
Al Sargent (Pivotal)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 3 ratings)
How do Google, Twitter, and Instagram ensure fast application performance at scale? One technique is asynchronous messaging using RabbitMQ to prevent application bottlenecks. In this session, we'll cover common asynchronous messaging patterns and how to implement them in RabbitMQ, common pitfalls to avoid, and how to cluster RabbitMQ for increased scalability and reliability. Read more.
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Sponsored, Ballroom F
Gavin Roy (MeetMe), Robert Blackburn (Equinix, Inc.)
Average rating: **...
(2.80, 5 ratings)
MeetMe, Inc. is no stranger to growth. The leading global social platform is one of the most highly trafficked sites in the US, registering a new user every second — more than 86,000 a day. This growth represents a 300 percent increase over last year. Read more.
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Sponsored, Ballroom F
Gerry Fassig (CoreSite)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Learn how CoreSite is bringing together best-of-breed partners through the Open Cloud Exchange resulting in public, private, and hybrid cloud interconnection and management as well as connectivity to AWS direct connect. Read more.

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