Schedule: Keynote sessions

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Location: Regency Ballroom
Jesse Robbins (OnBeep, Inc.), Steve Souders (Fastly)
Average rating: ***..
(3.71, 17 ratings)
Jesse Robbins and Steve Souders welcome you to Velocity 2009! Read more.
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Location: Regency Ballroom
Jeremy Bingham (Dailykos.com)
Average rating: **...
(2.22, 37 ratings)
Learn about how Daily Kos survived what was essentially an eleven month long Slashdotting, while reducing hardware costs and ultimately the amount of work needed to keep the site running. Read more.
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Location: Regency Ballroom
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 8 ratings)
Coming Soon! Read more.
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Jonathan Heiliger (Facebook)
Average rating: ****.
(4.27, 33 ratings)
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Location: Regency Ballroom
Umang Gupta (Keynote), Vik Chaudhary (Keynote)
Average rating: **...
(2.36, 22 ratings)
The ‘Next Web’ is defined by vastly expanded levels of interactivity driven by technologies such as Flash and Silverlight. The ‘Next Web’ brings consumers a new level of rich online experiences including composite e-business transactions that seamlessly integrate interactive video and voice, and social media and Web-to-mobile transactions. Read more.
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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.
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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.
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Location: Regency Ballroom
Bryan McQuade (Google), Richard Rabbat (Google, Inc.)
Average rating: ***..
(3.65, 26 ratings)
Page Speed is an open source Firebug add-on that gives suggestions on how to improve web page performance. In this talk, we describe the open development model that we have adopted for Page Speed and the importance of decreasing latency to make web applications more responsive. Read more.
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Location: Regency Ballroom
Jesse Robbins (OnBeep, Inc.), Steve Souders (Fastly)
Average rating: ***..
(3.30, 10 ratings)
Morning welcome and program notes from Jesse Robbins and Steve Souders. Read more.
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Location: Regency Ballroom
Marissa Mayer (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.54, 28 ratings)
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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.
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Location: Regency Ballroom
Ed Robinson (Riverbed)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 12 ratings)
Aptimize Software presents the world’s simplest latency simulator. An open-source browser add-in that simulates the effects of network latency. Simple and easy to use – designed for “non-experts”, developers, operations and business people to quickly see how fast or slow their website will be over the internet or across the WAN. Read more.
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Location: Regency Ballroom
Philip Dixon (Shopzilla)
Average rating: ****.
(4.12, 26 ratings)
In 2007, Shopzilla, a leading comparison shopping service, realized that our sites were far too slow for our users and had become difficult to change and more difficult still to support. We were presented with a classic dilemma for an established internet market player: Could we really afford the costs and the risks of re-engineering a site platform responsible for all our revenue? Read more.
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Location: Regency Ballroom
Matt Tanase (Slicehost)
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(2.36, 11 ratings)
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  • Keynote Systems
  • Google
  • Shopzilla
  • Aptimize
  • Facebook
  • NeuStar
  • Rackspace Cloud
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • SoftLayer
  • SpringSource
  • Sun Microsystems

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