Web performance and operations is an emerging discipline which requires incredible breadth, focusing less on specific technologies and more on how the entire system works together. While people often specialize in particular components, great engineers and developers understand web performance and operations in relation to the whole. The best are able to fly to the 50,000 foot view and see the entire system in motion and then zoom in to microscopic levels and examine the tiny movements of an individual part.
Now in its third year, Velocity—the Web Performance and Operations conference from O'Reilly Media—is the premier conference that:
Velocity attendees are a unique tribe of disaster gurus, special ops professionals, software developers, academics, sysadmins, developers, engineers, and more. They're the hidden heroes that keep the trains running on time, the people you call at 3 in the morning when your site is down. They're the most skilled at repeatedly rising to the challenge of finding answers to complex problems and are always on the leading edge of emerging technologies and solutions.
Velocity gives attendees access to speakers and the in-depth, technical content that will move the dial furthest for web ops and development professionals most responsible for the health of their company's IT infrastructure. Topics and themes we're focusing on in 2010 include:
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