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Sarah Novotny

Sarah Novotny
Open Source Communties Program Manager, Google


Sarah Novotny is a technical evangelist and community manager for NGINX. Novotny has run large scale technology infrastructures as a Systems Engineer and a Database administrator for and the ill fated In 2001, she founded Blue Gecko, a remote database administration company with two peers from Amazon. Blue Gecko, was sold to DatAvail in 2012. She’s also curated teams and been a leader in customer communities focused on high availability web application and platform delivery for Meteor Entertainment and Chef.

Novotny regularly talks about technology infrastructure and geek lifestyle. She is additionally a program chair for O’Reilly Media’s OSCON. Her technology writing and adventures as well as her more esoteric musings are found at


Office Hours
Table 2 (Exhibit Hall)
Sarah Novotny (Google)
If you’re still eager to discover all that NGINX can do for your site performance (after her presentation on “5 Things You Didn't Know NGINX Could Do”), then Sarah’s ready to answer your NGINX and content delivery questions. Come by and find out about web acceleration after hardware, Edge network acceleration, and Open Source communities. Read more.
Mission City Ballroom B4
Sarah Novotny (Google)
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You know NGINX is great as a webserver or a proxy, but there's so much more. Read more.