Videos tagged with oreilly media


Velocity 09: Adam Jacob and Ezra Zygmuntowicz, "Infrastructure in the Cloud Era"

Velocity 09: Adam Jacob and Ezra Zygmuntowicz, "Infrastructure in the Cloud Era"

Posted in Conferences, Databases, Cloud Computing, Development

Web Operations is always moving forward, at the cutting edge of every major trend. The latest leap is having a fully automated infrastructure – lightning fast provisioning, integrated monitoring & trending, and trivial application deployment. Utilizing a mixture of open source tools (such as Chef, Nanite, CouchDB, and RabbitMQ) and battle-tested techniques, Adam and Ezra will show you...

Tags: Conferences, Databases, Scalability, Cloud Computing, CouchDB, RabbitMQ, Performance, Development, oreilly media, Velocity 2009, Chef, ...



Velocity 09: Jesse Robbins and Steve Souders, "Welcome"

Velocity 09: Jesse Robbins and Steve Souders, "Welcome"

Posted in Conferences, Development

Jesse Robbins and Steve Souders welcome you to Velocity 2009! Jesse Robbins Opscode & O'Reilly Radar Jesse Robbins (@jesserobbins) is CEO of Opscode and a recognized expert in Infrastructure, Web Operations, and Emergency Management. He serves as co-chair of the Velocity Web Performance & Operations Conference and contributes to the O’Reilly Rada...

Tags: Conferences, Scalability, Development, oreilly media, Web Performance, Velocity 2009


Velocity 09: Frank Mashraqi, "Best I/O is No I/O"

Velocity 09: Frank Mashraqi, "Best I/O is No I/O"

Posted in Conferences, Databases, Development

When overnight growth happens (such as when your site gets mentioned on a high traffic site such as Slashdot), it can be overwhelming. Especially because you must take immediate steps to accommodate the surge in traffic. While the front-end is relatively easy to scale-out, it’s squeezing more performance out of the back-end that is often the source of headaches. For MySQL driven websites,...

Tags: Conferences, Databases, MySQL, Scalability, Performance, Development, oreilly media, Velocity 2009


Velocity 09: John Adams, "Fixing Twitter: Improving the Performance and Scalability"

Velocity 09: John Adams, "Fixing Twitter: Improving the Performance and Scalability"

Posted in Conferences, Development, Frameworks, Companies

Twitter (twitter.com) is a micro-blogging service that allows users to answer the question “What are you doing?”. It takes a simple 140 character string (a tweet), and distributes that to a user’s following (or “friends”) list. Over the last few years, Twitter has experienced a variety of challenges scaling its site to serve millions and millions of users. From hos...

Tags: Conferences, Ruby, Ruby On Rails, Frameworks, Scalability, Twitter, Performance, Development, oreilly media, Velocity 2009, Scarling, ...


Velocity 09: Brad Chen, "Native CPU Performance in the Browser with Google Native Client"

Velocity 09: Brad Chen, "Native CPU Performance in the Browser with Google Native Client"

Posted in Companies, Conferences, Development

Some applications require high-performance client-side computation. Native Client is a technology for running native code in web applications, with the goal of maintaining the browser neutrality, OS portability, and safety that people expect from web apps. This talk will give a brief overview of the architecture of Native Client. We’ll then look at some specific example applications as we...

Tags: Google, Conferences, Scalability, Browsers, Performance, Development, Companies, oreilly media, Velocity 2009, Native Client



Velocity 09: David Wei and Changhao Jiang, "Frontend Performance Engineering in Facebook"

Velocity 09: David Wei and Changhao Jiang, "Frontend Performance Engineering in Facebook"

Posted in Conferences, Testing, Web Technologies, Development, Graphics, Companies

In Facebook, we integrate features and applications deeply into each page. Such deep integration presents both opportunities and challenges to the frontend performance engineering (“Frontend” refers to browser render time): Each feature is integrated into many pages. There is large common intersection of HTML, Javascript, and stylesheets between pages. As a user clicking throug...

Tags: Conferences, Testing, Technologies, AJAX, Javascript, Design, Scalability, HTML, CSS, Facebook, Performance, ...


Velocity 09: John Allspaw, "10+ Deploys Per Day: Dev and Ops Cooperation at Flickr"

Velocity 09: John Allspaw, "10+ Deploys Per Day: Dev and Ops Cooperation at Flickr"

Posted in Conferences, Development

“In the last week there were 67 deploys of 496 changes by 18 people” – Flickr Dev Blog, December 17th 2008. For deploying new code, planning projects, and crisis management, communications and cooperation between development and operations is paramount. As web infrastructures grow, the line between systems and software become quite blurred. Operations and development are ...

Tags: Conferences, Flickr, Scalability, Performance, Development, oreilly media, Velocity 2009, cooperation


Velocity 09: Matt Mullenweg, "Improving Performance in Mature Web Apps"

Velocity 09: Matt Mullenweg, "Improving Performance in Mature Web Apps"

Posted in Conferences, Development

The steps the Open Source project WordPress took to increase its front-end performance many-fold, what worked and what didn’t. Matt Mullenweg WordPress / Automattic Matt Mullenweg blogs at ma.tt. He is best known as the founding developer of WordPress, the blogging software he guided from a handful of users to the most widely used open source blog tool. In late 2005 he left CNET ...

Tags: Conferences, CMS, WordPress, Scalability, Performance, Development, oreilly media, Velocity 2009


Velocity 09: Tony Gentilcore, "Beyond Gzipping"

Velocity 09: Tony Gentilcore, "Beyond Gzipping"

Posted in Conferences, Web Technologies, Development

Enabling gzip compression on your webserver is one of the easiest and highest impact ways to speed up your site. However, even when this is done, up to 15% of your visitors will still not receive compressed responses. This session will cover why this problem occurs and what you can do about it. Tony Gentilcore Google Tony Gentilcore is a Software Engineer at Google working on the Websearch Infr...

Tags: Conferences, Scalability, HTTP, Performance, Development, oreilly media, Velocity 2009, gzip


Velocity 09: Kyle Scholz and Yaron Friedman, "High Performance Search at Google"

Velocity 09: Kyle Scholz and Yaron Friedman, "High Performance Search at Google"

Posted in Conferences, Web Technologies, Development, Graphics

I plan to present on overview of front-end performance techniques applied on Google Search. Topics will include: - Progressive Rendering and HTTP chunking - Deferred JS loading techniques - CSS woes - Using “Ajax” techniques to improve Search latency - Browser quirks - Productionizing clientside script at Google scale. Kyle Scholz Google Kyle Scholz is a Software...

Tags: Conferences, Technologies, AJAX, Javascript, Design, Scalability, CSS, Performance, Development, oreilly media, Velocity 2009, ...