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Velocity Conference New York 2014: Complete Video Compilation

Video Description

A faster, stronger web is no longer an option. It's an expectation.

There’s an eruption of big ideas around DevOps, web operations, web performance, and mobile—and O’Reilly’s Velocity Conference is right at the core. With this complete video compilation of Velocity 2014 New York, you’ll learn how the latest tools, skills, and ideas in web performance and operations can help you make sense of the great changes taking place at great speed. You’ll get a front row seat to every keynote, workshop, session, and lightning demo in this year’s conference.

Download these videos or view them through our HD player, and learn what works (and what doesn’t) in real world web applications. More than 100 speakers, including Justin Arbuckle (Chef), bethanye McKinney Blount (Facebook), Tim O’Reilly (O’Reilly Media), Tobi Knaup (Mesosphere), and Tom Limoncelli (StackExchange.com) offer different pieces of the puzzle. You’ll look at your work, your organization, and the technologies you use in completely new ways.

Tracks at Velocity NY 2014 focused on:

  • Operations:Learn what’s important to monitor and when, understand which metrics make a difference, and see how large sites deal with config management, failover, and other key issues.
  • Web Performance:Immerse yourself in the latest tools, technologies, and expert advice on getting your site to perform at warp speed.
  • Mobile:Learn how to measure, analyze, and improve mobile performance, including how UX/UI plays a key role in performance.
  • Culture & Organizational Change:Understand how to future-proof the health of your organization by managing complex systems of both the technical and human varieties.

Table of Contents

  1. Keynotes
    1. Myths of Control - Justin Arbuckle 00:16:15
    2. Build a Better Unicorn: Scaling Production Engineering Teams in the Real World - bethanye McKinney Blount 00:12:51
    3. NoSQL Key Value Stores - The Key to Velocity - Brian Bulkowski 00:10:56
    4. Are You Ready to Deal with Disaster? - Mehdi Daoudi 00:09:54
    5. One Year After healthcare.gov: Where Are We Now? - Mikey Dickerson 00:28:08
    6. Virtualization Application Dependencies for Better Performance - Shane Evans 00:11:07
    7. Cloning Yourself Isn't an Option: Becoming a Multiplier, Because You Don't Horizontally Scale - Camille Fournier 00:10:55
    8. TCP Optimization in a Large Scale Network - Hossein Lotfi 00:09:37
    9. By People, For People - Tim O'Reilly 00:10:03
    10. A Rant on Complexity and Stock Markets - Zoran Perkov 00:14:50
    11. Monitoring without Alerts - and Why it Makes Way More Sense than You Might Think - Alois Reitbauer 00:06:13
    12. The Mystery of Sustained Adaptability - David Woods 00:27:01
    13. Soccer (or Football) and IT Organizations - John Yi 00:03:56
  2. Performance
    1. Everything You Wanted to Know About Web Performance (But Were Afraid to Ask) - Tammy Everts and Kent Alstad - Part 1 00:45:07
    2. Everything You Wanted to Know About Web Performance (But Were Afraid to Ask) - Tammy Everts and Kent Alstad - Part 2 00:49:49
    3. Deploying and Using WebPagetest Private Instances - Patrick Meenan - Part 1 00:46:03
    4. Deploying and Using WebPagetest Private Instances - Patrick Meenan - Part 2 00:43:12
    5. RUM: Getting Beyond Page Level Metrics - Buddy Brewer and Philip Tellis - Part 1 00:42:49
    6. RUM: Getting Beyond Page Level Metrics - Buddy Brewer and Philip Tellis - Part 2 00:40:33
    7. W3C Web Performance APIs in Practice - Alois Reitbauer - Part 1 00:34:32
    8. W3C Web Performance APIs in Practice - Alois Reitbauer - Part 2 00:41:16
    9. Obnoxiously Slow Endpoints - Nicole Sullivan 00:43:50
    10. The Surprising Path to a Faster NYTimes.com - Eitan Konigsburg 00:39:46
    11. Massive, Global, Mobile, Wifi, and RUM: How eBay and PayPal Measure and Improve Site Speed - Steve Lerner and Rajasekhar Bhogi 00:38:17
    12. Progressive Image Rendering: Good or Evil? - Tammy Everts and Kent Alstad 00:40:36
    13. Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Preloader? - Yoav Weiss 00:38:53
    14. A Better Waterfall Chart - Mark Zeman 00:34:13
    15. Service Workers: Offline Now(ish)! - Alex Russell 00:39:39
    16. Third Party Footprint: Evaluating the Performance of External Scripts - Barbara Bermes 00:37:52
    17. How The Huffington Post Stays Just Fast Enough - Mike Adler 00:34:12
    18. The Physics of Fast Graphics - Tobin Titus 00:42:13
    19. Making HTTP/2 Operable and Performant - Mark Nottingham 00:41:33
    20. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the HTTP Archive - Robin Osborne and Dean Hume 00:31:44
  3. Operations
    1. PostMortem Facilitation: Theory and Practice of "New View" Debriefings - John Allspaw - Part 1 00:46:56
    2. PostMortem Facilitation: Theory and Practice of "New View" Debriefings - John Allspaw - Part 2 00:44:00
    3. PostMortem Facilitation: Theory and Practice of "New View" Debriefings - John Allspaw - Part 3 00:48:17
    4. PostMortem Facilitation: Theory and Practice of "New View" Debriefings - John Allspaw - Part 4 00:38:46
    5. Finding Signal in the Monitoring Noise with Flapjack - Lindsay Holmwood and Jesse Reynolds - Part 1 00:48:49
    6. Finding Signal in the Monitoring Noise with Flapjack - Lindsay Holmwood and Jesse Reynolds - Part 2 00:37:53
    7. Scalable Infrastructure with Apache Mesos, Marathon, and Docker - Tobi Knaup - Part 1 00:47:24
    8. Scalable Infrastructure with Apache Mesos, Marathon, and Docker - Tobi Knaup - Part 2 00:40:49
    9. Mitigating User Experience from 'Breaking Bad': The Twitter Approach - Arun Kejariwal and Piyush Kumar 00:31:22
    10. A Practical Guide to Systems Testing - Doug Small 00:39:58
    11. Infrastructure as Code in Government - Anna Shipman 00:32:57
    12. It's 3AM, Do You Know Why You Got Paged? - Ryan Frantz 00:38:44
    13. Moving VividCortex to the Log-Backed Infrastructure - John Berryman and Baron Schwartz 00:40:26
    14. Scaling Things That Don't Scale: Scalability and Reliability at Airbnb - Ben Hughes and Jon Tai 00:39:42
    15. Signal Through the Noise: Best Practices for Alerting - David Josephsen 00:34:19
    16. Handling The Rush - Brian Nuszkowski 00:30:53
    17. Alice In Wonderland - Is the Network the Next Frontier for DevOps? - John Willis 00:40:57
    18. Automated Hardware Provisioning in the Real-world - Sean Kane 00:28:36
    19. Deploying on the Edge - Rob Peters 00:39:05
    20. API Benchmarks - Why it's Important, and How - Matteo Figus 00:41:24
  4. Culture & Organizational Change
    1. Time Management for Busy Devs and Ops - Tom Limoncelli - Part 1 00:44:40
    2. Time Management for Busy Devs and Ops - Tom Limoncelli - Part 2 00:45:21
    3. Continuous Delusions: The Hard Truth about C.D. - Avishai Ish-Shalom 00:31:42
    4. A Woman's Place is at the Command Prompt - Lara Hogan, Katherine Daniels, Jennifer Davis, Bridget Kromhout, and Samantha Thomas 00:41:35
    5. DevOps and the Intentionally Emergent Enterprise - Jim Stogdill 00:39:59
    6. Minimum Viable Services for UK Taxpayers - Kalbir Sohi 00:38:44
    7. Real World DevOps - Rodrigo Campos 00:40:19
    8. The Power of Conflict - Nikolas Katsimpras 00:38:53
    9. Using Promise Theory to Improve Digital Service Quality - Jeff Sussna 00:36:27
    10. "DevOps" in a Post-DevOps World - J. Paul Reed 00:35:14
    11. Creating a Culture of Quality: How to Sell Web Performance to Your Organization - Mehdi Daoudi 00:39:53
    12. DevOps Hidden Ally - UX - Stephen Fishman 00:36:24
    13. Change is not a Four-Letter Word - Kimberly Blessing 00:40:25
    14. Engineering-Inspired Organizational Change - Jay Compton 00:40:09
  5. Mobile
    1. Extreme Web Performance for Mobile Devices - Maximiliano Firtman - Part 1 00:41:15
    2. Extreme Web Performance for Mobile Devices - Maximiliano Firtman - Part 2 00:48:53
    3. Responsive & Fast: Iterating Live on Modern RWD Sites - Colin Bendell 00:59:29
    4. Building a Device Lab - Lara Hogan and Destiny Montague - Part 1 00:40:11
    5. Building a Device Lab - Lara Hogan and Destiny Montague - Part 2 00:49:00
    6. Reaching Everyone - Tim Kadlec 00:36:15
    7. Optimizing Your App for Real-World Networks - Jennifer Leong 00:38:02
    8. Responsive Images are Coming to a Browser Near You - Yoav Weiss 00:45:28
    9. On Application Responsiveness: How Can the Turtle Look Like a Gazelle - Amichai Nitsan, Dana Gilboa, and Efrat Ben-David 00:37:53
    10. Scaling Android Development - Jan Chong 00:36:04
    11. Etsy’s Journey to Building a Continuous Integration Infrastructure for Mobile Apps - Nassim Kammah 00:34:29
    12. Unpacking the Black Box: Benchmarking JS Parsing and Execution on Mobile Devices - Daniel Espeset 00:37:49
    13. Fast and Responsive Images - Sergey Chernyshev 00:36:59
    14. When Mobile Web Becomes Legacy: Our Engineering Process for Ongoing Rapid Development - Bethany Andres-Beck 00:37:27
    15. Test Driven Mobile Development with Appium, Just Like Selenium - Jonah Stiennon 00:31:21
    16. Building the Facebook Experience for the Mobile World - Adam Ernst 00:34:14
    17. The Natives are Getting Restless: A Survey of Native RUM Solutions - Buddy Brewer and Cliff Crocker 00:35:30
  6. Sponsored
    1. This is Your Website on Tags - Emily Riley and Norm Morrison 00:37:42
    2. Leveraging a Cloud Architecture for Fun, Ease and Profit! - Harold Hannon 00:35:12
    3. From Design to Production Monitoring – Passing the Baton in the App Performance Lifecycle - Shane Evans and Oded Keret 00:39:03
    4. Reimagining Application Delivery Controllers as Cloud Services - Marc Gaffan 00:40:10
    5. Rigorous Performance Testing on the Web - Grant Ellis 00:36:09
    6. Scaling Down: The Offline First Story - Joan Touzet 00:46:23
    7. Caching the Uncacheable: Leveraging Your CDN to Cache Dynamic Content - Hooman Beheshti 00:43:33
    8. Mobilizing Your Website: Performance and Protection in a More Mobile World - Doug McCausland 00:35:37
    9. Make Your Data Talk: Analytic Techniques for Identifying Hidden Performance Issues - Steve Fox and Rob Dickinson 00:37:18
    10. Breaking Boundaries: Taking Synthetic Monitoring Beyond Alerts - Tom Gerhard 00:24:32
    11. Using Data to Save Your Customer Experiences - David Lemaire 00:12:34
    12. The Easy Button – How To Measure Revenue in Milliseconds - Steve Skroce and Buddy Brewer 00:41:18
    13. 17 Things You Need to Know About Website Performance - Steve Miller-Jones 00:30:32