Schedule: Operations and Culture sessions

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Location: Hall 1 B/C Level:
Theo Schlossnagle (OmniTI/Circonus)
Average rating: ****.
(4.62, 52 ratings)
We'll take a whirlwind tour through the world of web operations and try to get a handle on both why it is a challenging occupation and how to be better. Read more.
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Robert Castley (Keynote Systems)
Average rating: ***..
(3.21, 28 ratings)
This demo from Robert Castley, Solution Engineer and Technologist at Keynote, shows you how to design, run, and analyze a complete Web load test in 5 minutes, with time to spare for tea and biscuits. Read more.
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Theo Schlossnagle (OmniTI/Circonus)
Average rating: ****.
(4.63, 43 ratings)
When we launch services we want to make sure they are both healthy and perform well. Most people monitoring don't provide insight into either of these things. Read more.
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Evan Elias (Tumblr)
Average rating: ***..
(3.62, 26 ratings)
Sharding a huge, very active MySQL dataset can mean running into more gotchas than obvious solutions. At this session, we'll outline how, when, and why we sharded Tumblr's primary data set. We'll also cover the application logic and automation tools that we built to initially shard, split, and move billions of rows of MySQL data for millions of blogs, and the mistakes we made along the way. Read more.
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Location: Hall 1 B/C Level:
William Louth (Autoletics BV)
Average rating: *....
(1.92, 25 ratings)
This session will demonstrate how many networking concepts and techniques related to Quality of Service (QoS) can be mapped and applied to web clients, web services, applications and runtimes providing an end-to-end resource management conceptual framework that offers resource protection (via call shaping & policing) as well as request prioritization based on contextual & dynamic classification. Read more.
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Location: Hall 1 B/C Level:
Cosimo Streppone (Opera Software ASA)
Average rating: ****.
(4.54, 39 ratings)
Your website just went down. As you try to understand what has gone wrong, you quickly realize something is different this time. There's no clear reason why your site should be down, but indeed it is. This talk is about the story of our team's first unprepared fight against a DDoS attack. Read more.
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Location: Hall 1 B/C Level:
Schlomo Schapiro (ImmobilienScout24), Ingmar Krusch (ImmobilienScout24)
Average rating: **...
(2.71, 42 ratings)
This talk will discuss how the web platform at ImmobilienScout24 turns into a Continuous Delivery Platform. Ever tried turning a waterfall based company into an agile one? This session covers both the technical and organizational challenges and shows how all parts of our company from product management through IT development and operations had to be adjusted over the last 3 years to succeed. Read more.
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Location: Hall 1 B/C Level:
Andreas Grabner (Dynatrace), Laurie Denness (Etsy)
Average rating: ***..
(3.65, 20 ratings)
FITB: Network graphing done right Deep Dive Browser Diagnostics Read more.
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Location: Hall 1 B/C Level:
Artur Bergman (Fastly)
Average rating: **...
(2.88, 17 ratings)
Performance and operability doesn't come from simply focusing on a single part of your application or infrastructure. They come from having a systemic view of what makes your stack work, what could bottleneck it, and what could bring it down. I'll talk about this journey from kernel to continents. Read more.
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Location: Hall 1 B/C Level:
David Mytton (Server Density)
Average rating: **...
(2.88, 32 ratings)
NoSQL databases are gaining in popularity with many developers running test projects, but how do they perform in the real world and what are the operations guidelines for deployment at scale? This talk is a detailed look at the performance characteristics of MongoDB, Cassandra and CouchDB. Read more.
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Location: Hall 1 B/C Level:
Michael Brunton-Spall (Guardian News and Media), Lisa van Gelder (Guardian News and Media)
Average rating: ***..
(3.89, 35 ratings)
What to do when something goes horribly wrong in production? Well of course we hope that it never happens, but there are occasions when mistakes occur or soething unexpected comes up and your servers start chewing memory and not completing connection, everything is going to hell. Read more.
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Location: Hall 1 B/C Level:
Average rating: ****.
(4.16, 38 ratings)
This talk will discuss how hyves moved to a bittorrent based deployment scheme and is currently using this deployment method to deploy large binaries at record speed to 500 or more servers, without choking our internal network infrastructure. Read more.
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Location: Hall 1 B/C Level:
Johannes Mainusch (XING AG)
Average rating: ***..
(3.79, 38 ratings)
Monitoring websites like XING is essential for secure, stable and fast operations. The talk will share how we set up a hands on but reliable monitoring with client site javascript and apache log file, awk and munin as monitor. Then I'll show realtime business statistics, curious operations bugs and how we fixed them. I will argue for love of monitoring, the value of curiosity and solving riddles. Read more.
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Location: Hall 1 B/C Level:
Bradley Heilbrun (YouTube/Google Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.46, 41 ratings)
... or, How to Connect with Your Users (via HTTP of course!) We'll go through the stages of connection management as a website grows from one Apache running pre-fork on a public IP, all the way up to distributing GSLB across the world. Read more.
Bulletin

Bulletin

  • ip-label
  • Compuware Corporation
  • dynaTrace
  • Keynote Systems
  • New Relic
  • Citrix Systems
  • Google
  • Apica
  • AppDynamics
  • CDNetworks
  • Cotendo
  • Dyn Inc.
  • ImmobilienScout24
  • Spil Games
  • Dyn Inc.

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at the conference, contact Gloria Lombardo at glombardo@oreilly.com

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