Build & maintain complex distributed systems
October 1–2, 2017: Training
October 2–4, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

Four days focused on systems engineering, operations, and performance.

Your company doesn’t just have a website. You have web sites, native and mobile applications, all backed with services and systems handling payments, fulfillment, customer relations, or finance. Building these systems is a collaborative effort full of interdependencies between teams and technology. With so many moving pieces, it's nearly impossible to predict the potential impact one part will have on other parts of the system under various conditions—until one fails, that is.

Join us at the O'Reilly Velocity Conference as we step back for a full-stack, holistic view of our applications and services and explore how to improve end-to-end performance. We're expanding our program to include resilience engineering and delving deeper than ever into how to build the fastest and most durable systems.

Together, we'll learn from failure—which we see as inevitable (and educational) given the complexity of our systems—and see how resilience engineering can help you and your team build the best possible products and services. We'll delve into Velocity’s traditional strong points—performance and operations—as well explore topics related to building and maintaining complex systems, site reliability engineering, infrastructure as code, technical leadership, chaos engineering, and more:

  • Automation
  • Cloud
  • Containerization
  • Continuous Delivery
  • Databases
  • Deployment
  • DevOps
  • Distributed Data
  • Distributed Systems
  • Networking
  • Orchestration and Scheduling
  • Organizational optimization
  • Performance
  • Security
  • Serverless computing

You'll find your peers at Velocity: systems engineers, operations and site reliability engineers, systems architects, application developers, and performance engineers—talented and diverse people who are doing amazing things in engineering, performance, and operations. If you’d like to learn from some of the most successful and innovative minds in the field, make plans to join us at Velocity, taking place October 1–4, 2017 at the Hilton Midtown.

Take a look at the schedule and start making your plans today. Need help convincing your manager? We’ve got you covered.

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Velocity Training Courses

Immerse yourself in two days of in-depth education on critical topics. Each training course takes place Sunday, October 1 through Monday, October 2 and is limited in size to maintain a high level of learning and instructor interaction.

Important date

  • Early Price ends August 17

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The conference will take place at the Hilton Midtown, a spectacular location just steps from Central Park, Times Square, MOMA, and world-class theater and shopping destinations. Reserve your room.

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