Artur Bergman

Artur Bergman
VP Engineering and Operations, Wikia/Fastly

@crucially

Artur Bergman, hacker and technologist at-large, is the VP of Engineering and Operations at Wikia. He provides the technical backbone necessary for Wikia’s mission to compile and index the world’s knowledge. He is also an enthusiastic apologist for federated identity and a board member of the OpenID Foundation. In past lives, he’s built high volume financial trading systems, re-implemented Perl 5’s threading system, wrote djabberd, managed LiveJournal’s engineering team, and served as operations architect at Six Apart. His current interests extend to encompass semantic search, large scale infrastructure, open source development, federated instant messaging, neurotransmitters, and the future of cyborgs.

Sessions

General
Location: Salons E-F
Artur Bergman (Wikia/Fastly)
Importance of Operations and Performance. Read more.
Performance
Location: Salon A-D
Artur Bergman (Wikia/Fastly)
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Experiences of running cache front end servers and migrating from Squid to Varnish. Increasing speed, reducing cost and enabling flexibility. Read more.
Performance
Location: Salon E
Steve Souders (Fastly), Tony Ralph (Yahoo!), Eric Goldsmith (AOL), Artur Bergman (Wikia/Fastly), Kai Hansen (Google Ireland Ltd.)
Advertising is a multi-billion dollar industry that supports many of the Web's most popular sites. And yet, ads are notorious for slowing down web pages. The experts on this panel discuss techniques you can deploy immediately to mitigate the impact of ads on your site's load times and efforts that are ongoing to establish a future where users, publishers, and advertisers surf in harmony. Read more.
  • Akamai
  • Google
  • Hyperic
  • Sun Microsystems
  • 3Tera, Inc
  • Coradiant
  • Keynote Systems
  • Limelight Networks, Inc.
  • OpSource
  • TechRepublic

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