Velocity 2012 Sponsored Sessions

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Ballroom EF
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Eddie Satterly (Splunk)
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(1.92, 12 ratings)
Join Expedia to learn how they achieve operational efficiencies by using Splunk to ensure uptime, improve service delivery, optimize SEO/SEM and improve dev/ops collaboration. Read more.
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Ballroom EF
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Shahar Erez (VMware), Komal Mangtani (VMware)
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(2.75, 4 ratings)
Make your applications cloud ready while gaining application framework and architecture freedom of choice. Learn how VMware is simplifying, automating and standardizing the process of building, deploying and managing applications on hybrid cloud environments. Read more.
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Ballroom EF
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Jorge Castro (Canonical Ltd. / Ubuntu), Juan Negron (Canonical)
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(3.00, 1 rating)
Come join Juju experts who will answer your questions about writing your own Juju Charms to to easily deploy scalable services in the cloud. These tutorials are geared to software developers who want to contribute charms to the wider devops community in order to make deploying in the public and private cloud easier. Read more.
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Mission City Ballroom
This presentation will be streamed live along with the other keynotes.
Arvind Jain (Google), Dominic Hamon (Google)
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(3.54, 26 ratings)
We will present techniques to predict user activity in the browser using learning models as well as hints provided by page authors and share the real world speed gains observed using such predictions. Read more.
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Mission City Ballroom
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Vik Chaudhary (Keynote)
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(2.67, 12 ratings)
Learn how you can use the open standard Web Timing API to frame your performance timings in the context of measuring the user experience. Reshape how Operations teams analyze and communicate the performance metrics of today’s web applications and sites, with a strong operational focus on performance timings, baselines, and actionable alerts. Read more.
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Ballroom E
Stephen Ludin (Akamai)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
CDNs have evolved and adapted to accelerate the uncachable. In this talk, we will dig deeper into these techniques, show how they work, explain when they should be used, and discuss the problems that still remain unsolved. Read more.
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Ballroom F
Moderated by:
Anupam Singh (MarketShare Inc)
Panelists:
Stephen Condon (Limelight Networks), Jeff Hughes (Limelight Networks)
At this session, you will hear from technology experts including Jeff Hughes, Director of Enterprise Solutions at Limelight Networks and Anupam Singh, CTO of MarketShare. Gain insights on how SaaS technologies can accelerate marketing efforts through automation and website performance to ultimately deliver results and orchestrate a brilliant digital presence. Read more.
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Ballroom E
Chris Selvig (Market Live), Shawn White (Keynote Systems)
In 2008 MarketLive, a provider of eCommerce software, services and expertise designed specifically for mid to upper tier retailers, delivered average page performance of 8-9 sec. and avg. availability of 99.7%. Today they can offer 1-2 sec. load times and 99.95% availability. This is the story of that 4 year journey and the data-driven approach they used to get there. Read more.
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Ballroom E
Greg Smith (Citrix Systems)
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(2.00, 1 rating)
This presentation will examine in detail how leading webscale, public cloud and enterprise IT organizations are retooling their networks to better deliver cloud services. Read more.
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Ballroom E
Patrick Lightbody (New Relic), Lew Cirne (New Relic), Patrick Meenan (Google), Joshua Bixby (Strangeloop Networks), Chris Haag (Cedexis)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 4 ratings)
Sit in with a panel of performance tool developers to examine performance bottlenecks while developing a website. Listen and compare notes on how these developers are working to address website optimization and what best practices they have identified in their respective fields. Read more.
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Ballroom E
Matt Atterbury (Google Inc), Mustafa Tikir (Google)
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(3.50, 4 ratings)
Monitoring real world speed of a website or application is a difficult task. We'll look at Google Analytics' Web Timing API, providing fine grained real world speed data to its publishers. Web developers typically must trade off maintainability and agility against latency. We'll analyze how mod_pagespeed accelerates web front-end performance, the transforms it makes, and their affect on speed. Read more.
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Ballroom E
Charlie Hunt (Salesforce.com), Venkatesh Katari (Salesforce.com), Kiran Polavarapu (Salesforce.com)
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(2.00, 3 ratings)
We will discuss how Salesforce.com has addressed the challenges of measuring mobile performance, backend applications scalability with increased mobile client traffic, and monitoring the performance of software services. A demo of our new Mobile performance measuring tool we developed called Paparazzi and a monitoring and triage tool called Lighthouse using open source tools will be shown. Read more.
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Santa Clara Ballroom
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Join Dyn, a world leading IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) provider, for an exciting evening where the worlds of music and technology (among other things) will collide. The event will feature live music, food, drinks and great networking on Tuesday, June 26. Dyn welcomes all Velocity participants to join the fun. Read more.
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Mission City Ballroom
This presentation will be streamed live along with the other keynotes.
Frank Ober (Intel Corporation)
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(2.20, 15 ratings)
Frank Ober, sr. performance architect at Intel, will ask the audience some though-provoking questions about their methods and tools for ensuring superior application performance. This will serve as a preview to Franks' session "Toward Agile APM: Application Performance Management at Intel" on Wednesday, June 27th 1:00-1:40pm, Ballroom E. Read more.
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Mission City Ballroom
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Stephen Ludin (Akamai)
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(3.93, 15 ratings)
Understanding how users view and consume your site’s content is critical to optimizing the performance of your online business. By virtue of fulfilling nearly 2 trillion daily requests for content, Akamai is in a unique position to share ongoing analysis of Web traffic and user behavior. Read more.
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Mission City Ballroom
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Alois Reitbauer (Compuware APM Division)
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(2.73, 11 ratings)
An increasing number of solutions for getting performance data directly in the browser are emerging. New W3C standards provide easy access to network related information. However, some of the really problems still persist. Read more.
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Mission City Ballroom
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Sunil Potti (Citrix Systems Inc)
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(2.44, 9 ratings)
3 ways of cloud scale, 1 network approach. Hear how some of the largest Internet and Cloud providers have successfully transformed to a elastic, expandable and simplified network. Read more.
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Mission City Ballroom
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Auguste Goldman (Go Daddy)
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(2.00, 14 ratings)
You may know Go Daddy for its Super Bowl commercials and controversies, but there's something much more serious going on at Go Daddy these days. CIO Auguste Goldman reveals how Go Daddy is evolving its approach with technology and transparency. Read more.
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Mission City Ballroom
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Patrick Lightbody (New Relic)
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(3.57, 7 ratings)
Join us during Neustar's sponsored keynote and learn how companies can gain real insights in real-time. Read more.
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Ballroom E
Frank Ober (Intel Corporation)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Join Frank Ober, senior application architect at Intel, for an overview of Intel's application performance management strategy and implementation. Find out how one of the largest manufacturers in the world has made APM a core element of agile application development and is using it today to stay competitive, ensure customer satisfaction, and deliver top-notch service. Read more.
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Ballroom F
Kapil Thangavelu (Canonical), Jorge Castro (Canonical Ltd. / Ubuntu)
Come join Juju experts who will answer your questions about writing your own Juju Charms to to easily deploy scalable services in the cloud. These tutorials are geared to software developers who want to contribute charms to the wider devops community in order to make deploying in the public and private cloud easier. Read more.
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Ballroom E
Jim Houska (Cars.com), David Beran (Cars.com)
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(2.29, 7 ratings)
Our presentation reveals how we were able to quickly scale our Cars.com web site to handle the huge onrush of visitors driven by our Super Bowl XLVI advertising campaign. Read more.
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Ballroom E
Lucy Mendel (Rackspace)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Rackspace developer, Lucy Mendel, will explain how her team developed Gutsy, a dashboard app that gives better visibility and control of data aggregated via the URI devops.json to offer a data-driven approach to keeping track of complex collaborative projects. She will offer real-world examples of how Gutsy significantly improved access, aggregation, bootstrapping and automation. Read more.
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Ballroom E
Nathan Dye (Amazon Web Services)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Previously, developers who wanted to improve the performance of their dynamic content had limited options, as the solutions offered by traditional CDNs are expensive and difficult to manage. In this session you will learn how Amazon CloudFront improves dynamic application performance and the best practices for integrating the service into your current apps. Read more.
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Ballroom E
Sudhir Menon (VMware)
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(1.50, 2 ratings)
One of the challenges of managing applications at Cloud-scale is data access. As your application and the number of its users grow, the database becomes your bottleneck and slows down your application. Attend this session to learn how vFabric SQLFire, an in-memory and horizontally scalable distributed SQL database, can give you the speed and scale you need in a substantially simpler way. Read more.
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Ballroom E
Sven Hammar (Apica Systems)
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(3.00, 1 rating)
Do you know the limits of your cloud application? Want to know what one million users look like? Mastering testing capacity for cloud and mobile applications can be challenging but it is critical to any successful application launch. Knowing how many users your application can handle is just one part of it. Understanding why and what to do about it is just as important. Read more.

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