Velocity Europe 2013 Tutorials

All confirmed Tutorials for Velocity Europe are listed below. Please note: to attend, your registration package must include Tutorials on Wednesday.

Location: Palace Suite - Buckingham Room Level: Intermediate
Addy Osmani (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.55, 49 ratings)
Jank-free rendering performance has been shown to positively affect user engagement and user experience in a number large sites. This however remains an area many developers are unaware of how to diagnose or optimize for. In this session, we will do a profiling deep dive of, uncovering their rendering issues, showing you how to diagnose them and discussing optimizations they made. Read more.
Location: Palace Suite - Blenheim Room
Jon Cowie (Chef)
Average rating: ****.
(4.57, 44 ratings)
An introduction to Etsy's real time anomaly detection and metrics correlation systems - the newest front-line Ops tools from the team that brought you StatsD. Read more.
Location: Palace Suite - Buckingham Room Level: Advanced
Yoav Weiss (Akamai)
Average rating: **...
(2.72, 53 ratings)
Responsive images are essential to high performance Responsive Web sites, yet current responsive images techniques come with their own set of trade-offs. There is no "one size fits all" solution today. We will understand why responsive images are important for your site's performance and discuss the current techniques and their pros and cons. Read more.
Location: Palace Suite - Blenheim Room Level: Intermediate
Ben Evans (jClarity)
Average rating: ***..
(3.58, 31 ratings)
Learn how to understand & diagnose the behaviour of JVM-based application components - even if you don't have any prior knowledge. This is the session you'll wish you'd attended when your JVM components suddenly start grinding as your load goes 10X. Read more.
Location: Palace Suite - Blenheim Room Level: Intermediate
James Wickett (Verica)
Average rating: ***..
(3.89, 19 ratings)
Security testing is often done at the cadence of auditors and not at the pace of the dev team. Gauntlt is an open source framework that helps you “be mean to your code” through development and into release--facilitating ruggedized software and better communication between dev, ops and security teams. This talk will help you implement Gauntlt into your projects with plenty of real world examples. Read more.
Location: Palace Suite - Buckingham Room Level: Advanced
Ilya Grigorik (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.91, 65 ratings)
Optimizing networking performance is a critical component of your web performance strategy - after all, if the browser is blocked on the network, than all other processing is blocked as well In this tutorial we'll take a deep-dive on TCP tuning, TLS performance, optimizing proxy and server processing and more. Bonus: hands-on performance tips for HTTP 2.0! Read more.
Location: Palace Suite - Blenheim Room Level: Intermediate
Khushil Dep (Symphonic Solutions Ltd)
Average rating: *....
(1.62, 13 ratings)
CFEngine is a much misunderstood tool. It's not the got the geek-creds that Puppet or Chef does. It's language is derided as being simplistic and constricting. At the MailOnline, it forms the core foundation of our platform constraint management which delivers real freedom for our platform to react in the best possible way to ever changing conditions and requirements. I want to show you how. Read more.
Location: Palace Suite - Buckingham Room
Andy Davies (NCC Group), Tobias Baldauf (Akamai Technologies)
Average rating: **...
(2.84, 43 ratings)
Join Andy Davies and Tobias Baldauf for a hands-on Web Performance Optimisation session. They will review latest performance trends and show how to use performance analysis and optimization tools to speed up worlds most popular web sites - bring yours too and they will look at them as well. Read more.


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