Schedule: Sponsored sessions

Sponsored sessions led by Velocity sponsors and exhibitors for the O’Reilly Velocity Conference happening October 14-16, 2013 in New York City, NY.

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Sponsored, Grand Ballroom
Gene Morris (Keynote Systems, Inc.)
Average rating: **...
(2.23, 26 ratings)
This lightning demo will show you how to complement your favorite page performance tools like Page Speed, YSlow and Web Page Test with Keynote KITE by analyzing dynamic transactions spanning multiple pages and user interactions. We’ll also show how Keynote MITE can help you understand mobile web page performance on virtually any mobile device—including tablets. Read more.
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Sponsored, Grand Ballroom
Dan Kuebrich (AppNeta)
Average rating: ***..
(3.38, 24 ratings)
When raw data becomes overwhelming, we turn to abstraction to understand our world. In our systems, the data is always overwhelming. Solutions like summary statistics have come to our rescue, and they are good -- up to a point. In order to truly understand our systems, we need to know when and how to sidestep those abstractions, to get deep, detailed performance insight. Read more.
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Sponsored, Grand Ballroom
Sean Leach (Fastly)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
So much time is spent on the operational and performance attributes of Internet infrastructure, that security is often overlooked. Simple things like DNS hijacking and DDOS attacks can take your site down long before you need to worry about scaling your existing applications. Read more.
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Sponsored, Regent Parlor
Kiran Badam (Bing)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
In this talk, we will discuss the strategies we implemented to make it faster for users to accomplish their tasks at Bing. We’ll also go over some novel ways Bing has optimized the time it takes to load our web pages. Read more.
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Sponsored, Regent Parlor
Andrew Fong (Dropbox)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 4 ratings)
Hear how the Dropbox team scaled over the past 18 months from one SRE and network engineer to a technical operations organization that supports over 200M users and 150 engineers. We’ll cover topics from team structure to working in a hybrid EC2/dedicated model. Read more.
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Sponsored, Regent Parlor
Ziga Mahkovec (Dropbox)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
Dropbox brings your photos, docs and videos to any platform: web, mobile and desktop. End-user performance work ranges from improving client sync performance to photo thumbnail serving and Amazon S3 read/write performance. We’ll present some case studies where our team identified issues, built profiling tools and improved performance. Read more.
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Sponsored, Regent Parlor
Manish Lachwani (Appurify)
Optimizing mobile applications in real user conditions and on a wide range of devices is imperative for any company devoted to quality and performance. In this session, we’ll introduce you to Appurify’s platform for mobile automation, which significantly speeds the process of testing, debugging and optimizing applications. Come learn about one of the newest development platforms for mobile! Read more.
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Sponsored, Regent Parlor
Philip Tellis (SOASTA)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 4 ratings)
In this talk, Philip Tellis discusses insights gathered from analyzing real user monitoring (RUM) data from global users with different network characteristics across billions of page views & from different types of websites. Read more.
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Sponsored, Regent Parlor
Joe Rustad (Dell), George Reese (Dell Software)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
Find the gold that will help you boost application performance. Single data sources rarely tell the whole story, especially when transaction paths navigate complex virtualized infrastructures and multi-cloud environments. Learn how seemingly disconnected trace data sets can be rationalized within a structured model to paint a clearer picture of transaction flow – with real world examples. Read more.
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Sponsored, Grand Ballroom
Rob Peters (EdgeCast Networks)
Average rating: ***..
(3.91, 11 ratings)
In this session, learn how to measure and monitor a content delivery network that's operating at a very large scale. We’ll review best practices on how to measure and eliminate bottlenecks to significantly improve global purge-from-edge time, track outliers during core cache/proxy engine deployments, and identify and find our way around quirks in the TCP stack. Read more.
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Sponsored, Regent Parlor
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 4 ratings)
You can obtain big page speedups, particularly on mobile, if you re-structure your pages to prioritize the critical CSS and images and lazily load the rest. We’ve been studying the impact of these changes on large numbers of sites; in this talk we’ll present what we learned. Read more.

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