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Velocity Conference Santa Clara 2014: Complete Video Compilation

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When wicked fast still isn’t fast enough

No matter how fast and available your site is, there’s a constant demand to make it run even faster, all of the time. How do you keep up? With this complete video compilation of O’Reilly’s Velocity 2014 Conference, you’ll learn how the latest tools, skills, and ideas in web performance and operations can help get up to 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 130 speakers, including Guy Podjarny (Akamai), Stoyan Stefanov (Facebook), Sarah Novotny (NGINX), and Jeff Dean (Google) offer different pieces of the puzzle.

Tracks at Velocity 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. Achieving Rapid Response Times in Large Online Services - Jeff Dean
    2. Lowering the Barrier to Programming - Pamela Fox
    3. Building on a Bedrock of Failure - Rodney Mullen
    4. Responsive Web Performance in the Wild - Mark Zeman
    5. Virtual Machines, JavaScript and Assembler - Scott Hanselman
    6. Test Driven Mobile Development with Appium, Just Like Selenium - Jonah Stiennon
    7. Mobile Web is Not (Just) a Technical Challenge - Lara Swanson
    8. Thursday Lightning Demos - Kent Alstad, Peter Hedenskog, and Eric Lawrence
  2. Mobile
    1. Extreme Web Performance for Mobile Devices - Maximiliano Firtman - Part 1
    2. Extreme Web Performance for Mobile Devices - Maximiliano Firtman - Part 2
    3. Debugging and Tuning Mobile Web Sites with Modern Web Browsers - Troy Miles - Part 1
    4. Debugging and Tuning Mobile Web Sites with Modern Web Browsers - Troy Miles - Part 2
    5. Building a Device Lab - Lara Swanson and Destiny Montague - Part 1
    6. Building a Device Lab - Lara Swanson and Destiny Montague - Part 2
    7. Mobile Performance: All Questions Answered - Lyza Gardner, Tammy Everts, Guy Podjarny, and Lara Swanson - Part 1
    8. Mobile Performance: All Questions Answered - Lyza Gardner, Tammy Everts, Guy Podjarny, and Lara Swanson - Part 2
    9. Using Hypermedia APIs to Drive Interactive Mobile Applications - Benjamin Greenberg
    10. Mobile Web Stress: Understanding the Neurological Impact of Poor Performance - Tammy Everts
    11. How YouTube Performance is Improved in T-Mobile Network - Jie Hui, Kevin Lau, Ankur Jain, Andreas Terzis, and Jeff Smith
    12. What Makes Mobile Websites Tick? How Do We Make Them Faster? Insights from WebPagetest and HTTPArchive - Doug Sillars and Andy D
    13. The Natives are Getting Restless: A Survey of Native RUM Solutions - Buddy Brewer and Cliff Crocker
    14. UA Strings Are Terrible: Adventures in Server-side Device Characterization for Site Performance - Alec Heller
    15. Scale and Adapt - How We Built Responsive BBC News - John Cleveley
    16. Testing Your Mobile App for Real-World Network Conditions - Doug Sillars and Jennifer Leong
    17. Responding to RWD A Case Study of Managing Change within the Enterprise - Nicole Harris and Brian Greene
    18. Delivering Optimal Images for Phones and Tablets on the Modern Web - Joshua Marantz
    19. Smooth Animation on Mobile Web: From Kinetic Scrolling to Cover Flow Effect - Ariya Hidayat
    20. Making Web Fonts Fast(er) - Ilya Grigorik
  3. Performance
    1. WebPagetest Power Users - Patrick Meenan - Part 1
    2. WebPagetest Power Users - Patrick Meenan - Part 2
    3. Advanced Image Compression Techniques - Tobias Baldauf - Part 1
    4. Advanced Image Compression Techniques - Tobias Baldauf - Part 2
    5. RUM: Getting Beyond Page Level Metrics - Buddy Brewer and Philip Tellis - Part 1
    6. RUM: Getting Beyond Page Level Metrics - Buddy Brewer and Philip Tellis - Part 2
    7. Browser Performance Tools - Paul Irish - Part 1
    8. Browser Performance Tools - Nick Fitzgerald - Part 2
    9. Browser Performance Tools - Tobin Titus - Part 3
    10. Third Party Performance: Don't Let Others Get You Down - Guy Podjarny
    11. Upgrading the Web - Driving Support For New Standards - Jonathan Klein
    12. GPU and Web UI Performance: Building an Endless 60fps Scroller - Diego Ferreiro
    13. Look, Ma, No Image Requests! - Pamela Fox
    14. Making Frontend Performance Testing a Part of Continuous Integration - PerfJankie - Parashuram Narasimhan
    15. Lessons Learned from Building a CSS Minifier - Stoyan Stefanov
    16. Performance and Maintainability with Continous Experimentation - Seth Walker
    17. Making YouTube Fast - Rick Viscomi, Alex Nicksay, and Steven Robertson
    18. Speed Kills: When Faster Pages Mean Less Revenue - Eddie Canales
    19. Is TLS Fast Yet? - Ilya Grigorik
    20. Assembly at the Edge - Gamaiel Zavala and Pushkar Sachdeva
    21. Chasing Waterfalls - Resource Timing Data in the Wild - Mike McCall and Mark Holland
  4. Operations
    1. Battle-tested Code Without the Battle - Security Testing and Continuous Integration - James Wickett and Gareth Rushgrove - Part
    2. Battle-tested Code Without the Battle - Security Testing and Continuous Integration - James Wickett and Gareth Rushgrove - Part
    3. Introduction to Docker: Containerization Is the New Virtualization - James Turnbull - Part 1
    4. Introduction to Docker: Containerization Is the New Virtualization - James Turnbull - Part 2
    5. Monitoring with Ganglia - Vladimir Vuksan - Part 1
    6. Monitoring with Ganglia - Vladimir Vuksan - Part 2
    7. The Practical Gamemaster: Design and Execution of IT Emergency Operations Drills - Adele Shakal - Part 1
    8. The Practical Gamemaster: Design and Execution of IT Emergency Operations Drills - Adele Shakal - Part 2
    9. Source of Truth: Using Open Source Tools to Manage and Monitor Large Deployments in Multiple Datacenters - Dale Hamel - Part 1
    10. Source of Truth: Using Open Source Tools to Manage and Monitor Large Deployments in Multiple Datacenters - Dale Hamel - Part 2
    11. Understanding Slowness - Theo Schlossnagle
    12. Smoke Alarms, Car Alarms, and Monitoring - Dan Slimmon
    13. A Look at Looking in the Mirror: PostMortems - J. Paul Reed
    14. Mean Time to Sleep: Quantifying the On-Call Experience - Ryan Frantz and Laurie Denness
    15. How to be Great at Operations - Adam Jacob
    16. Some Simple Math to get Some Signal out of Your Ops Data Noise - Toufic Boubez
    17. Days in Green (DIG): Forecasting the Life of a Healthy Service @Twitter - Vibhav Garg and Arun Kejariwal
    18. Were Not Ready for the Internet of Things: How Current Technology Must Adapt First - Bryan Cantrill
    19. Instagration - Mike Krieger
    20. Self-Repairing Deployment Pipelines: What We Ought to Mean by Distributed Orchestration - Mark Burgess
    21. 5 Things You Didn't Know NGINX Could Do - Sarah Novotny
    22. Human Confirmation Bias in Monitoring of Systems - Chris Baker
  5. Culture and Organizational Change
    1. How Did Your Organizational Learning Game Come Up? - Andrew Shafer - Part 1
    2. How Did Your Organizational Learning Game Come Up? - Andrew Shafer - Part 2
    3. How Did Your Organizational Learning Game Come Up? - Andrew Shafer - Part 3
    4. Making Your Dream a Reality: Raising Money for Your Web Operations or Web Performance Idea - Kyle Redinger - Part 1
    5. Making Your Dream a Reality: Raising Money for Your Web Operations or Web Performance Idea - Kyle Redinger - Part 2
    6. Growing the Site Reliability Team at LinkedIn: Hiring is Hard - Greg Leffler
    7. Minimum Viable Bureaucracy - Laura Thomson
    8. Kicking Down Silos for Fun and Profit - Katherine Daniels
    9. From Hero to Zero - Jennifer Davis
    10. Encouraging Girls in IT: A How-To Guide - Doug Ireton and Jane Ireton
    11. DevOps Means Business - Gene Kim, Jez Humble, Nigel Kersten, and Nicole Forsgren Velasquez
    12. Case Study: How Shifting to a DevOps Culture Enabled Performance and Capacity Improvements - Greg Burton and Ori Rawlings
    13. Living with OCD - Seth Vargo
    14. Operational Costs of Technical Debt - Kurt Andersen
    15. The W's of Diversity: An Exploration of Systemic Problems in Technology - Julia Ferraioli
  6. Sponsored Sessions
    1. Chef Hack - Nathen Harvey
    2. Performance In Context Is Good Good Enough? - Ben Rushlo
    3. Exponential Load Testing: Multiply the Power, Multiply the Results - Saurabh Bajaj
    4. How to Adapt and Innovate for 2018 - Cheryl Ainoa
    5. Make Your Data Talk: Analytic Techniques for Identifying Hidden Performance Issues - Steve Fox and Rob Dickinson
    6. Dynamic User Experiences for Mobile - Desiree Gosby
    7. Caching the Uncacheable: Leveraging Your CDN to Cache Dynamic Content - Hooman Beheshti
    8. Get Responsive Website Performance with a Dual Sided Architecture - Peter Blum and Mehrdad Reshadi
    9. DevOps by Design, or How APIs and Cats are Both Awesome - Stephen Fishman, Robert Tanzola, and Abelardo Gonzalez
    10. Dont Sell it Short. How to Maximize Load Testing Capacity, Control, and Analysis - Matt Rodriguez
    11. Why Application Delivery Belongs in the Cloud - Marc Gaffan
    12. The Continuous Delivery Tool Chain: So Many Choices! - Mark Sigler
    13. Why You Can't Buy DevOps in a Box - John Martin and Dustin Whittle
    14. Measurement Maturity Model - Rob Peters
    15. Leveraging a Cloud Architecture for Fun, Ease, and Profit! - Phil Jackson
    16. Top 10 Lessons Learned Building PageSpeed and trying to Make The Web Fast - Joshua Marantz
    17. Web Performance, Why it Really Matters - Hala Al-Adwan
    18. Responsive and Fast Pseudo Book Reading: A Tale of Mobile Waiting - Guy Podjarny
    19. Software Analytics for Performance Nerds - Patrick Lightbody
    20. Building Self-Adaptive Autonomous Infrastructure with an Advanced Monitoring Architecture - James Colgan
    21. A 5 Minute Checklist for Application Monitoring - Ernest Mueller
    22. Accelerate Your User Experience with Client-side JavaScript - Joe Wells
    23. Content Acceleration Beyond Caching, Understanding Dynamic Content - John McIlwain
    24. Making the Web POSH - Jan-Willem Maessen
    25. Mobilizing Your Website: Performance and Protection in a More Mobile World - Doug McCausland
    26. EdgeCast/Verizon's Ghostfish: How to Replay Production Traffic in Real-time - Amir Khakpour
    27. Cracking the Code on Big Data with CA APM - Matt LeRay and Anand Akela
    28. Look inside the Dropbox - Andrew Fong
    29. Pub Side Chat: Beers and DNS - Using our Old Friend DNS to fix Security and Performance Problems - Sean Leach