Personal schedule for Claude Johnson

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Operations
Location: Regency 1
Richard Campbell (Strangeloop Networks)
Average rating: **...
(2.15, 27 ratings)
Go beyond the case study and watch a real-time crash, analysis, repair and recovery of a web site under load. In this workshop Richard brings an actual web farm to the stage, load tests it to failure, diagnoses the problem and repairs it. Read more.
Operations
Location: Regency 1
Luke Kanies (Puppet Labs)
Average rating: **...
(2.93, 29 ratings)
This workshop provides a simple, working introduction to Puppet. It covers basic design guidelines, best practices for building your own Puppet installation, and all of the tools you'll use in the course of using Puppet. 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.
Operations
Location: Regency 1
Theo Schlossnagle (OmniTI/Circonus)
Average rating: ****.
(4.57, 35 ratings)
Internet traffic spikes aren't what they used to be. It is now evident that even the smallest sites can suffer the attention of the global audience. This presentation dives into techniques to avoid collapse under dire circumstances. Looking at some real traffic spikes, we'll pinpoint what part of the architecture is crumbling under the load; then, walk though stop-gaps and complete solutions. Read more.
Event
Location: Regency Ballroom
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 4 ratings)
If you had five minutes on stage what would you say? What if you only got 20 slides and they rotated automatically after 15 seconds? Would you pitch a project? Launch a web site? Teach a hack? We'll find out this year at Ignite Velocity. Read more.
Keynote
Location: Regency Ballroom
Jonathan Heiliger (Facebook)
Average rating: ****.
(4.27, 33 ratings)
Coming Soon! Read more.
Keynote , Operations
Location: Regency Ballroom
John Adams (Twitter)
Average rating: ****.
(4.28, 43 ratings)
In this session we will discuss improvements made to Twitter over the last year to increase scalability. Changes made through internal process, development methodologies, queuing strategies, and operations will also be discussed. Read more.
Keynote , Operations
Location: Regency Ballroom
Justin Huff (Google, Inc)
Average rating: ***..
(3.27, 30 ratings)
Picnik has been using Amazon Web Services for two years. We love it. And we hate it. It also made us lazy. We'll explain what we mean, and how you can benefit. 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.
Operations
Location: Regency 1
Richard Crowley (OpenDNS)
Average rating: ***..
(3.68, 19 ratings)
OpenDNS performs more than 8 billion DNS queries each day, generating mountains of data which we give back to our users. Processing and storing the interesting bits took a special map-reduce pipeline running on seven servers, backed by MySQL and memcached. I'll share all of the false starts and the techniques used to finally cope with more than half a gigabyte of log files per minute. Read more.
Operations
Location: Regency 1
Frank Mashraqi (Opportunities)
Average rating: **...
(2.24, 17 ratings)
Disk I/O adds most to the latency of an application. For many MySQL based sites, performance problems become extremely painful when in addition to overnight growth, the data set fails to fit in the memory. Sharding strategies can be very difficult to implement overnight. Quick wins can be secured by optimizing data based on application access patterns & making working data sets fit in the memory. Read more.
Operations
Location: Regency 1
Alan Kasindorf (Six Apart)
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 22 ratings)
HAProxy, nginx, LVM, Pound, Perlbal. Lots of load balancers, lots of algorithms. We explore how they all work, how they're different, and how to tune for your own website. Read more.
Location: Plaza
Moderated by: Sharat Chander
Cloud, cloud, cloud. It's a popular buzz word but, what does it mean for developers looking to accelerate application development? In this BOF, attendees will learn how to utilize NetBeans 6.7 and Project Kenai (Sun Microsystems' developer-cloud onramp) together to easily start growing their open source projects and code in the cloud. Read more.
General, Keynote
Location: Regency Ballroom
Eric Goldsmith (AOL), Simon Perkins (Simtec Limited), Stoyan Stefanov (Facebook), Jim Pierson (Microsoft), Jan Odvarko (Freelance)
Live on the main stage: the latest tools you need to analyze websites, including AOL PageTest, HttpWatch, YSlow 2.0, Visual Round Trip Analyzer and Firebug. Read more.
Location: Regency Ballroom
John Busch (Schooner Information Technology)
Average rating: **...
(2.15, 13 ratings)
Today’s data-intensive Web 2.0 and cloud computing data centers face soaring costs and data growth. But advances in flash memory, multi-core processors, and low-latency interconnect have failed to address these mounting challenges. Learn how next-generation data access appliances integrate these new technologies to enable growth and cut costs. 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.
Operations
Location: Regency 2
Jeremy Zawodny (craigslist.org)
Average rating: ***..
(3.73, 15 ratings)
MySQL always starts out fast. But unless you make the right decisions early on, it won't stay that way. Learn what works and what doesn't and how to keep MySQL from being your bottleneck as your site grows. Read more.
Operations
Location: Regency 2
Doug Judd (Zvents, Inc.)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 6 ratings)
Hypertable is an open source, high performance, distributed database modeled after Google's Bigtable. The design emphasis has been on scalability as opposed to support of ACID transactions and the relational model. This new class of database technology has proven to be well-suited for scalable Web 2.0 applications. Baidu, China's leading search engine, is now an official sponsor of Hypertable. Read more.
Operations
Location: Regency 2
Jesse Robbins (OnBeep, Inc.), Rich Wolski (Eucalyptus Systems Inc.), Simon Wardley (Leading Edge Forum (CSC)), James Urquhart (Cnet), John Willis (Enstratius)
Average rating: **...
(2.67, 3 ratings)
Coming Soon! Read more.
  • Keynote Systems
  • Google
  • Shopzilla
  • Aptimize
  • Facebook
  • NeuStar
  • Rackspace Cloud
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • SoftLayer
  • SpringSource
  • Sun Microsystems

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