Faced with page load times that consistently exceeded 10 seconds, in June 2011 Betfair published a customer commitment to ensure greater clarity and transparency on key aspects of our service, including page performance. We set a target of 3 seconds and proceeded to rebuild the entire site with this target in mind.
Google Chrome gets faster and faster with every release. We'll talk about the latest advances as well as what the team is working on now.
Chrome's speed is great for users, but let's not forget about developers! Chrome now has the richest developer tools for making your site as fast as possible. Come learn about the new features that have us most excited.
Page Speed Analysis tools provide performance metrics for web-sites, and mod_pagespeed and Page Speed Service automatically rewrite web sites by applying web performance "best practices". But exactly what is the impact on web site latency and usability from implementing these transformations? We’ll share what we’ve learned from running Page Speed and mod_pagespeed in the field.
ip-label will illustrate via real customer cases how they provide the largest portfolio of end-user monitoring solutions in the Application Performance Management industry.
From its early days, Opera has focused on providing its users with a snappy browsing experience on a wide range of hardware and OSes. In this talk, we'll look at the latest versions of Opera for desktop, Opera Mobile and Opera Mini and explore how they make web pages super fast.
In this talk you'll learn what Firefox has in store for users and developers alike and get a glimpse into how a browser can blur the line between apps and the web whilst allowing you to experience the web on your own terms.
This talk will present a new way we are looking at the mobile browsing challenges at
Amazon.com. We will present data about site latency among various
classes of devices and usage of mobile versions of the site. Much
of the presentation will focus on technical approaches to dramatically
reduce web site latency for this class of users.
Page Speed Online
weinre: a Debugger for the Mobile Web
FITB: Network graphing done right
Deep Dive Browser Diagnostics
We all talk about web performance but exactly HOW do we measure web performance, and what are the metrics we measure? How many different ways are there to measure web performance, what are their strengths and weaknesses, and which are the most appropriate at different stages of the software development lifecycle? That's what this talk will help you discover!
It is bad user experience for a site to load slowly, but it is even worse for sites to be jumpy, choppy, or worse yet, non-responsive. In this session we learn about what makes sites perform poorly and tips to preventing and resolving mobile UI pitfalls.
In this lightning demo we'll cover the newest Page Speed Online features, including waterfall analysis and critical path highlighting. We'll show you how to use Page Speed Online to analyze what's in the critical path of the page load or the first paint, and which Page Speed suggestions should be implemented in order to reduce the time spent on that critical path.
For optimizing web performance most of you have put to practice the "14 rules for creating high performance websites". But most IT organizations don't have the resources, time or money available to continuously fine-tune their web performance. There’s a need for a different approach, automation of web performance optimization. This session covers every aspect of performance automation and more.
There are millions and millions of them on the web, they have changed the way we deliver, share and perceive audio and video - the embeddable player widgets. The people behind omnipresent Youtube, Vimeo and SoundCloud players will discuss the current challenges in the embeddable content world - scalability, transition from Flash to HTML5, web performance and platform integrations.
Web applications are being shipped faster, deployed instantly to the cloud and are catering to the ever-growing needs of a technologically connected audience.
How do you manage it all? How do you maintain high performance in your application, stay on top of your server performance and ensure your end users are getting the best service you can deliver? Find out with New Relic!
If you've been looking for compelling data that will help you make a case for investing in mobile performance, this session is a must-see. Joshua Bixby presents brand-new data in detailed case studies that show how real-world companies have optimized the performance of their mobile sites -- and as a result have experienced dramatic improvements in KPIs such as page views, conversions, and revenue.
The speed at which dev ops works is critical. It enables greater innovation and faster reaction in your business. Join Jon Jenkins as he talks about why it's important to iterate fast, deploy fast, be wrong a lot, and learn from your mistakes.
This five-minute talk will answer questions about site performance - how to provably cut loading times to deliver exceptional user experience.
Operations and Culture
We'll take a whirlwind tour through the world of web operations and try to get a handle on both why it is a challenging occupation and how to be better.
What to do when something goes horribly wrong in production? Well of course we hope that it never happens, but there are occasions when mistakes occur or soething unexpected comes up and your servers start chewing memory and not completing connection, everything is going to hell.
This talk will discuss how the web platform at ImmobilienScout24 turns
into a Continuous Delivery Platform.
Ever tried turning a waterfall based company into an agile one? This session covers both the technical and organizational challenges and shows how all parts of our company from product management through IT development and operations had to be adjusted over the last 3 years to succeed.
This talk will discuss how hyves moved to a bittorrent based deployment scheme and is currently using this deployment method to deploy large binaries at record speed to 500 or more servers, without choking our internal network infrastructure.
Performance and operability doesn't come from simply focusing on a single part of your application or infrastructure. They come from having a systemic view of what makes your stack work, what could bottleneck it, and what could bring it down. I'll talk about this journey from kernel to continents.
... or, How to Connect with Your Users (via HTTP of course!)
We'll go through the stages of connection management as a website grows from one Apache running pre-fork on a public IP, all the way up to distributing GSLB across the world.
This demo from Robert Castley, Solution Engineer and Technologist at Keynote, shows you how to design, run, and analyze a complete Web load test in 5 minutes, with time to spare for tea and biscuits.
FITB: Network graphing done right
Deep Dive Browser Diagnostics
Sharding a huge, very active MySQL dataset can mean running into more gotchas than obvious solutions. At this session, we'll outline how, when, and why we sharded Tumblr's primary data set. We'll also cover the application logic and automation tools that we built to initially shard, split, and move billions of rows of MySQL data for millions of blogs, and the mistakes we made along the way.
When we launch services we want to make sure they are both healthy and perform well. Most people monitoring don't provide insight into either of these things.
NoSQL databases are gaining in popularity with many developers running test projects, but how do they perform in the real world and what are the operations guidelines for deployment at scale? This talk is a detailed look at the performance characteristics of MongoDB, Cassandra and CouchDB.
Your website just went down. As you try to understand what has gone wrong, you quickly realize something is different this time. There's no clear reason why your site should be down, but indeed it is.
This talk is about the story of our team's first unprepared fight
against a DDoS attack.
This session will demonstrate how many networking concepts and techniques related to Quality of Service (QoS) can be mapped and applied to web clients, web services, applications and runtimes providing an end-to-end resource management conceptual framework that offers resource protection (via call shaping & policing) as well as request prioritization based on contextual & dynamic classification.
Join us immediately following the sessions in Maritim II on Tuesday at Velocity Europe. Have a drink and some delectable nibbles, network with other Velocity Europe attendees, and visit our sponsors, who are leading the charge in web performance and operations.