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Velocity 2011: The Playlist

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Jaimey Walking Bear | @JaimeyWB |
We've had a number of requests for the list of music that's been played throughout Velocity 2011 this week. Here's the list, in no particular order. Thanks to Good Company for their excellent production of Velocity and for this list!
  • Thao - Cool Yourself
  • Deadmau5 - Ghosts N Stuff
  • Hybrid - Finished Symphony
  • Deadmau5 & Kaskade - I Remember
  • TV On the Radio - Crying
  • Glasvegas - Geraldine
  • Say Hi - Hallie and Henry
  • Tiësto - Carpe Noctum
  • The Killers - Human
  • Passion Pit - Little Secrets
  • U2 - Magnificent
  • Bruce Springsteen - My Lucky Day
  • Dave Matthews Band - Shake Me Like a Monkey
  • Nada - Beautiful Beat
  • Dave Matthews Band - Funny the Way It Is
  • John Mayer - Half of My Heart (with Taylor Swift)
  • Say Hi - Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh
  • Pearl Jam - The Fixer
  • The Fray - You Found Me
  • The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - Young Adult Friction
  • Does It Offend You, Yeah? - Dawn of the Dead
  • Foals - Olympic Airways
  • Rob Thomas - Someday
  • Kings of Leon - Use Somebody
  • All We Want, Baby, Is Everything - Handsome Furs
  • Chris Walla - Geometry &c.
  • Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling
  • U2 - I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight
  • The Fray - Never Say Never
  • The Broken West - Perfect Games
  • Dave Matthews Band - Why I Am
  • The Killers - This Is Your Life
  • 30 Seconds to Mars - Closer to the Edge
  • John Mayer - Crossroads
  • The Killers - I Can't Stay
  • Silversun Pickups - Substitution
  • Pearl Jam - Supersonic
  • Passion Pit - To Kingdom Come
  • Fanfarlo - Harold T. Wilkins, or How to Wait for a Very Long Time
  • Throw Me The Statue - Hi-Fi Goon
  • The Killers - The World We Live In
  • David Gray - Fugitive
  • Marching Band Spark - For Your Love
  • Camera Obscura - French Navy
  • Rob Thomas - Her Diamonds
  • Jack Peñate - Pull My Heart Away
  • Keane - The Night Sky
  • Muse - Uprising
  • Sea Wolf - Wicked Blood
  • David Gray - World to Me
  • Phoenix Wolfgang Amadeus - 1901
  • Jack Peñate - Be the One
  • Telekinesis - Coast of Carolina
  • The Eagles - Life In the Fast Lane
  • Deadmau5 - Sofi Needs A Ladder
  • My Chemical Romance - Planetary (GO!)
  • Nickelback - Burn It To The Ground
  • Face to Face - Velocity
  • Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears - Boogie
  • Gossip - Heavy Cross
  • Lefties Soul Connection - Have Love Will Travel
  • The Black Keys - Tighten Up
  • The Dead Weather - Blue Blood Blues
  • The Limousines - Internet Killed The Video Star
  • Torpedotrickser - What I Got
  • A Tribe Called Quest - Scenario
  • Adam & The Ants - Cartrouble
  • Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Beat the Devil's Tattoo
  • Bloc Party - Helicopter (Whitey Remix)
  • Florence + The Machine - Kiss With a Fist
  • Mash & Munkee - Wake Up (Torpedotrickser Remix)
  • Passion Pit - Sleepyhead
  • Radio Moscow - Lucky Dutch
  • The Chemical Brothers - Galvanize (Single Version)
  • The Heavy - What You Want Me to Do
  • The Hold Steady - The Weekenders
  • The Roots & John Legend - The Fire
  • We Are Scientists - Rules Don't Stop
  • Cibo Matto - Lint Of Love
  • Bloc Party - Helicopter
  • Hollerado - Do The Doot Da Doot Do
  • Kings of Leon - The Bucket
  • Living Things - Bom Bom Bom
  • The Hold Steady - The Swish
  • The Raconteurs - Salute Your Solution
  • Little Feat - Roll With It
  • David Lindley - Crazy About a Mercury
  • War - Low Rider

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Velocity 2011: Automated, Optimized, Ubiquitous

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Welcome to the 4th year of Velocity! The first speakers, sessions, and workshops have just been accepted and more are coming every day. Here is just a small sample of what's coming:

In the Velocity Culture track, we've got sessions like John Allspaw's Advanced Postmortem Fu and Human Error 101 & Marc Imbriaco on Building for the Cloud: Lessons Learned at Heroku.

Bryan Cantrill will talk about experiences with Node.js, DTrace and the Robinson Projection in the Operations track. We'll also learn about Asynchronous Real-time Monitoring with MCollective from the author, Jeff McCune.

In the Performance track Yehuda Katz will be presenting Writing Fast Client-Side Code: Lessons Learned from SproutCore. In our brand new Mobile Performance track we'll have Guy Podjamy doing an iOS vs. Android vs. Blackberry Bakeoff.

This year will be bigger & better than ever before. Check back soon for more updates, and Register by May 10, 2011 for the Early Price.

We'll see you soon!

-Jesse Robbins & Steve Souders
Co-chairs

  • Keynote Systems
  • Cisco
  • Google
  • Neustar
  • Betfair
  • Cotendo
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • Akamai
  • Apica
  • dynaTrace
  • Equinix
  • Facebook
  • New Relic
  • Opscode
  • Salesforce.com
  • Yahoo! Inc.
  • AppDynamics
  • Aptimize
  • Blaze
  • CDNetworks
  • Cedexis
  • Citrix Systems
  • Compuware Corporation
  • Dyn Inc.
  • F5 Networks
  • Heroku
  • Percona
  • Quest Software
  • Schooner Information Technology
  • SiteSpect
  • Splunk
  • Strangeloop
  • WatchMouse
  • Zeus Technology
  • Neustar

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