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Web Performance Ballroom AB
Please note: to attend, your registration must include workshops.
Sean Power (Watching Websites)
Average rating: ****.
(4.35, 74 ratings)
This session will help you build a complete web monitoring strategy. We'll cover the many different metrics you can collect, from latency and uptime to usability and navigation - and show you how to tie them to the goals of your web business. Read more.
Web Performance Ballroom AB
Please note: to attend, your registration must include workshops.
Maximiliano Firtman (ITMaster Professional Training)
Average rating: ***..
(3.62, 72 ratings)
For the last five years, we´ve talk, discuss and test all the web techniques for high performance. What about mobile web? How mobile web browsers do request and page rendering? How to optimize to the maximum the mobile web experience? Read more.
Web Performance Ballroom AB
Please note: to attend, your registration must include workshops.
Tom Hughes-Croucher (Change.org)
Average rating: ***..
(3.54, 63 ratings)
I have made a map of everything involved in getting from your computer, via your ISP, to a web site and back to your eye balls. It's exhaustive, but that's the point. Where the heck should we optimize? This talk explores the important features of the web and where we should optimizes. Learn about the different ways people are optimizing the different pieces of the puzzle. Read more.
Web Performance Ballroom AB
Please note: to attend, your registration must include workshops.
Matt Sweeney (Yahoo!)
Average rating: *....
(1.96, 50 ratings)
For many developers, the modern web site has evolved into something more like an application, requiring more specialized tools to measure performance. This workshop will provide an overview of some of these tools. You will learn how to profile the loading and running of a web page in various browsers, identify performance bottlenecks, and examine ways to optimize the overall user experience. Read more.
Keynotes Ballroom ABCD
Steve Souders (Fastly), Jesse Robbins (OnBeep, Inc.)
Jesse Robbins and Steve Souders welcome you to Velocity Conference 2010. Read more.
Keynotes Ballroom ABCD
James Hamilton (Amazon Web Services)
Average rating: ****.
(4.17, 54 ratings)
This talk inventories high-scale service infrastructure costs and some of the innovations driven by optimizing for work done by joule and work done per dollar. Read more.
Keynotes Ballroom ABCD
Urs Hölzle (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.11, 61 ratings)
It is possible that, working together, browsing the Web can be as fast as turning the pages in a book. This session describes initiatives for achieving this including faster browsers and improvements in TCP, DNS, SSL, and HTTP. Read more.
Keynotes Ballroom ABCD
Andreas Grabner (Compuware), John J. Barton (IBM), Stoyan Stefanov (Facebook), Bryan McQuade (Google)
Average rating: ***..
(3.58, 45 ratings)
Demos from dynaTrace, Firebug, YSlow, and Page Speed. Read more.
Keynotes Ballroom ABCD
Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
Average rating: ***..
(3.64, 55 ratings)
Tim O'Reilly shares his insights into the world of emerging technology, presenting his take on what matters most - and what will be most disruptive - to the tech community. Read more.
Keynotes Ballroom ABCD
Arvind Jain (Google), Michael Kleber (Google)
Ads, widgets and other third-party content bring many benefits to your web pages and users. However, they often slow down your pages. We’ll share data on how page speed is affected by such content. We’ll also discuss recent work at Google to make ads as fast as possible, and what site owners and third-party content providers can do to make sure pages are not slowed down by them. Read more.
Web Performance 209/210
Mark Nottingham (Akamai)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 29 ratings)
You probably already set Expires headers, and maybe you use a CDN or have put an accelerator in front of your static images. But that's not all that Web intermediaries have to offer -- if you know where to look. Come along for a grab bag of techniques, tools and ways to (ab)use HTTP to the best (and occasionally worst) advantage. Read more.
Tom Cook (Dropbox)
Average rating: ****.
(4.13, 38 ratings)
A look at the tools and practices used at Facebook to support the #2 site in the world. Read more.
Stoyan Stefanov (Facebook)
Average rating: ***..
(3.40, 48 ratings)
Running PageSpeed - all checks. YSlow - A. So what's next to do? Well, you can cheat! You know that time is relative - one hour with your mother-in-law feels much longer than one hour on the beach. The same way you can bend the perception of the page loading time and make the page feel faster, even though the RTT is the same. Read more.
Web Performance 209/210
Average rating: ****.
(4.57, 37 ratings)
In 2009, Yahoo! introduced an overhaul of its flagship site, www.yahoo.com. The move saw a shift from a mostly-static page to a dynamic, customizable, highly interactive page. What didn't change? Perceived performance by users. Learn the techniques that allowed a smooth transition for 100 million monthly users. Read more.
Web Performance 209/210
Sergey Chernyshev (truTV (Turner))
Average rating: ***..
(3.41, 29 ratings)
Featured by Steve Souders at Velocity Fall 2009, Show Slow is an open source tool that helps keeping track of performance metrics gathered over time using Yahoo’s YSlow and Google's Page Speed Firefox extensions using web-based *ESTful beacons. It provides easy to understand graphical representation of metric changes over time that makes decision making quick and easy. Read more.
Web Performance 209/210
Andy Martone (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.16, 31 ratings)
Google web search sees a lot of requests from modern browsers with a missing or mangled Accept-Encoding header. Google now tests these browsers' ability to understand compressed content, and if successful, sends gzipped responses back, resulting in a better user experience. Read more.
Web Performance 209/210
John Rauser (Pinterest)
Average rating: ****.
(4.77, 35 ratings)
Network latency, not bandwidth, dominates to-the-glass latency of many web applications. This talk explores the history and dark corners of TCP to examine how decisions made in the 1980s effect the speed of your applications today. Read more.
Exhibit Hall - Ballroom EF
Average rating: ***..
(3.44, 9 ratings)
Visit the exhibitors, mingle with other attendees, and enjoy great refreshments and drinks at the evening reception. Read more.
Keynotes Ballroom ABCD
Jesse Robbins (OnBeep, Inc.), Steve Souders (Fastly)
Jesse Robbins and Steve Souders welcome you to day two of Velocity Conference 2010. Read more.
Keynotes, Web Performance Ballroom ABCD
John Rauser (Pinterest)
Average rating: ****.
(4.49, 61 ratings)
Many problems in web performance and operations are deeply cultural and only tangentially technical. Sadly, engineers are often very bad at creating cultural change. This talk presents four cases where clever people have created cultural change, and draws out the common lessons contained therein. Read more.
Keynotes, Operations Ballroom ABCD
John Adams (Twitter)
Average rating: ***..
(3.60, 60 ratings)
Twitter has grown from a micro-blogging service to a real time communications system that is an underlying part of the web. With the rise of the service has come a scaling challenge, one that the operations and engineering team has met year after year. In this session, John will share some of their challenges from this year and to revisit the best practices that they've discovered along the way. Read more.
Keynotes, Web Performance Ballroom ABCD
Tim Morrow (Betfair)
Average rating: ***..
(3.08, 48 ratings)
Shopzilla is one of the largest and most comprehensive comparison shopping networks on the planet. Delivering content to millions of users, thousands of times per second – FAST – is not just good for business, it's a competitive advantage. This talk will provide updated metrics on the value of performance for Shopzilla and our techniques for achieving, measuring and defaulting to high performance. Read more.
Event Ballroom ABCD Foyer
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
Join participating sponsors and other companies as they present open positions from their respective companies. Thursday, June 24th 9:30am – 1:00pm. Read more.
Keynotes Ballroom ABCD
Imad Mouline (Compuware)
Many developers wrongly assume Google.com- and Amazon.com-like performance and consistency when they enlist cloud computing services from these and other major cloud providers. But the truth is, developers must do the due diligence and insist on performance guarantees from the cloud provider. Read more.
Keynotes Ballroom ABCD
Simon Perkins (Simtec Limited), Eric Goldsmith (AOL), Jaime Yap (Google), Eric Lawrence (Microsoft)
Average rating: ***..
(3.87, 39 ratings)
Demos from HttpWatch, AOL Pagetest, Speed Tracer, and Fiddler. Read more.
Keynotes, Web Performance Ballroom ABCD
Robert Johnson (Facebook)
Average rating: ***..
(3.42, 40 ratings)
Last year we made Facebook twice as fast, but it turns out that that's the easy part. The hard part is keeping it fast as things are constantly changing. I'll be talking about the code frameworks, tools, and engineering culture that come together to keep our site moving fast as our engineering team moves fast to build new products. Read more.
Keynotes Ballroom ABCD
Joshua Bixby (Strangeloop Networks)
Mobile web users are demanding. More than half say that they expect sites to download as quickly on their mobile devices as they do on their home computers. Three out of 5 say that poor performance will make them less likely to return to the site. And 40% say they'd likely visit a competitor's site next. Read more.
Keynotes Ballroom ABCD
Cheryl Ainoa (Yahoo!)
Average rating: ***..
(3.22, 37 ratings)
Cheryl will review two case studies where Yahoo! was able to solve problems of scale efficiently by using tools developed by Yahoo! engineers. Read more.
Chris Blizzard (Mozilla Foundation)
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 16 ratings)
Details coming soon. Read more.
Web Performance Ballroom AB
Nicole Sullivan (Stubbornella), Stoyan Stefanov (Facebook)
Average rating: ****.
(4.76, 29 ratings)
Your website has out-of-control CSS bloat. You know your performance is being impacted, but how do you move from organic CSS with no particular architecture to something lighter, more logical, and easier to maintain? In this session, Nicole Sullivan and Stoyan Stefanov will show you how they improved the CSS at Facebook and Yahoo! Search. Read more.
Mike Belshe (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.29, 17 ratings)
Find out what the Chrome team is working on to make the world's fastest browser even faster. Read more.
Jason Weber (Microsoft)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 22 ratings)
Internet Explorer 9 will fundamentally improve browser performance by taking full advantage of modern PC hardware. Learn how the new JavaScript compiler, new GPU powered graphics system, and new platform capabilities will make websites faster today while enabling the next generation of HTML5 applications through hardware acceleration. Read more.
Operations 209/210
Adam Langley (Google), Nagendra Modadugu (Google), Wan-Teh Chang (Google)
Average rating: ****.
(4.18, 11 ratings)
Google engineers discuss the costs of serving Google's HTTPS traffic and how Google Chrome is working to make HTTPS faster on the web. Read more.
Web Performance Ballroom AB
Ben Livshits (Microsoft Research), Ben Zorn (Microsoft Research)
Average rating: ****.
(4.04, 24 ratings)
JavaScript is widely used in web-based applications and is increasing popular with developers. So-called ”browser wars” in recent years have focused on JavaScript performance, specifically claiming comparative results based on benchmark suites such as SunSpider and V8. We evaluate the behavior of JavaScript web applications from commercial websites and compare this behavior with the benchmarks. Read more.
Web Performance Ballroom AB
Lindsey Simon (Google)
Average rating: ***..
(3.59, 17 ratings)
Browserscope is a crowd-driven test framework for profiling browsers. The goal is to track browsers becoming faster, safer and more consistent for both users and developers. This talk will dive into some of the progress we've seen as well as how you can use, and others are using, Browserscope to store and present their test data pivoting on the user agent. Read more.
Web Performance Ballroom AB
Philip Tellis (SOASTA)
Average rating: ***..
(3.47, 15 ratings)
Money can buy more bandwidth, but to improve latency, you need to increase the speed of light (or electricity). Latency is a problem that all network apps face, but web app designers need to worry a little more. Find out why and what you can do about it. Read more.
Web Performance Ballroom AB
Aladdin Nassar (Microsoft - Outlook.com)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 14 ratings)
At this presentation, Hotmail will share with the Velocity Community its key findings surveying last-mile bandwidths and network latencies around the world. Read more.

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  • Google
  • Strangeloop
  • Yahoo! Inc.
  • Dyn Inc.
  • Facebook
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • Tilera
  • AlertSite
  • AppDynamics
  • Aptimize
  • CDNetworks
  • Circonus
  • Cloudscaling
  • Clustrix
  • Coradiant
  • Dell
  • DTO Solutions
  • MaxiScale
  • Neustar
  • Nokia
  • NorthScale, Inc.
  • Shopzilla
  • Splunk
  • Virident
  • Zoompf
  • Neustar

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