Personal schedule for Tim Armandpour

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Web Performance
Location: Regency 2
Steve Souders (Fastly)
Average rating: ****.
(4.45, 22 ratings)
In this workshop, Steve Souders explains the rules he developed as part of YSlow, as well as new best practices he's developed while at Google. With those in mind, he analyzes several of today's popular websites to see how well they follow, or don't follow, this advice. Read more.
Web Performance
Location: Regency 2
Average rating: ****.
(4.26, 19 ratings)
The way that you write JavaScript can greatly affect the perceived performance of your page. Learn the coding techniques to keep your code running as fast as possible. Read more.
Operations
Location: Regency 1
Jeff Hammerbacher (Assistant Professor | Mount Sinai)
Average rating: ***..
(3.69, 26 ratings)
Do you manage big data for hungry users? Do you, or have you considered, using Hadoop? Come join the Cloudera team as we show you the tips and tricks we use to manage some of the largest Hadoop clusters in the world. We'll go over setup, upgrades, monitoring and optimization. Managing petabytes doesn't have to be hard - we'll show you how. Read more.
Web Performance
Location: Regency 2
Ben Rushlo (Keynote Systems Inc.)
Average rating: **...
(2.60, 15 ratings)
Managing the technical quality of your website has become extremely complex and the number of metrics you collect has skyrocketed. Faced with potentially hundreds of candidate metrics, how do you select those that are most meaningful? In this session you will learn which technical quality metrics are key for successfully managing your site. Read more.
Operations
Location: Regency 1
Average rating: ****.
(4.85, 41 ratings)
Communications and cooperation between development and operations isn't optional, it's mandatory. Flickr takes the idea of "release early, release often" to an extreme - on a normal day there are 10 full deployments of the site to our servers. This session discusses why this rate of change works so well, and the culture and technology needed to make it possible. Read more.
Web Performance
Location: Regency 1
Brian Moon (dealnews.com)
Average rating: ***..
(3.03, 31 ratings)
Lots of people talk about scaling and performance. But, are they preparing for all the things that could happen? There are multiple problems and there is not one solution to solve them all. Read more.
Operations
Location: Regency 1
Adam Jacob (Chef), Ezra Zygmuntowicz (EngineYard)
Average rating: ***..
(3.86, 22 ratings)
Utilizing a mixture of open source tools and battle-tested techniques, Adam and Ezra will show you how to build an infrastructure that's easy to manage, integrates with your application, and is self-documenting. Along the way, they'll give you the key insights you need to get maximum benefit from these technologies for your business. Read more.
Web Performance
Location: Regency 2
Douglas Crockford (Yahoo! Inc.)
Average rating: **...
(2.92, 13 ratings)
Ajax techniques can substantially improve the performance of web applications by replacing heavy pages with zippy data packets. Unfortunately, incorrect application of Ajax techniques will significantly degrade performance. It is a sorrowful thing. Read more.
Web Performance
Location: Regency 2
Aladdin Nassar (Microsoft - Outlook.com)
Average rating: ***..
(3.56, 9 ratings)
Performance-Based Design (PBD) is a model that starts with target business metrics and works its way backwards to set the corresponding performance goals to meet these targets. The model is iteratively fined tuned as more data comes in. Read more.
Operations
Location: Regency 2
Robert Johnson (Facebook)
Average rating: ****.
(4.42, 19 ratings)
At Facebook we serve billions of personalized pages every day, each of them computed from hundreds or thousands of separate pieces of data. This adds up to almost fifty million data requests per second against a dataset of over 50TB. Making every page fast in this environment is a serious challenge, and I'll be sharing some of the lessons we've learned trying to accomplish it. Read more.
Web Performance
Location: Regency 1
Matt Mullenweg (WordPress / Automattic)
The steps the Open Source project WordPress took to increase its front-end performance many-fold, what worked and what didn't. Read more.
Web Performance
Location: Regency 1
Tony Gentilcore (Google)
Average rating: ***..
(3.82, 17 ratings)
Enabling gzip compression on your webserver is one of the easiest and highest impact ways to speed up your site. However, even when this is done, up to 15% of your visitors will still not receive compressed responses. This session will cover why this problem occurs and what you can do about it. Read more.
Web Performance
Location: Regency 1
Chris Bissell (MySpace), Jeremy Custenborder (MySpace.com), Yadid Ramot (MySpace.com)
Average rating: ***..
(3.43, 7 ratings)
Your site is deployed and performs to satisfaction. You sit back in your chair and contemplate a future of happy efficiency. You hear a knock on the door. The product person comes in with a huge scroll-like list of new features. They need to be out as soon as possible. Performance will suffer. How do you deal? Read more.
Web Performance
Location: Regency 1
David Wei (Facebook Inc.), Changhao Jiang (Facebook Inc.)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 9 ratings)
Facebook integrates features and applications deeply into each page. Such deep integration presents both opportunities and challenges to the frontend performance engineering. In this talk, we discuss some of our work on improving and maintaining frontend performance for web pages that contain a mix of many fast-evolving features. Read more.
  • Keynote Systems
  • Google
  • Shopzilla
  • Aptimize
  • Facebook
  • NeuStar
  • Rackspace Cloud
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • SoftLayer
  • SpringSource
  • Sun Microsystems

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