"Web Performance and Operations are critical to the success (and survival) of every company that depends on the web for revenue," adds Jesse. "This year's Velocity will focus on how to get more done with fewer resources, efficient design and scaling techniques, and the best ways to manage change."
Velocity provides the place to learn how to build websites and services that raise the standards for fast, scalable, efficient, and reliable. Pages can be faster. Sites can have higher up-time. Companies can achieve more with less. The next cool startup can scale more quickly and globally to serve a larger audience.
Jesse and Steve ask for authentic, descriptive, and specific proposals on topics including, but in no way limited to:
Velocity will bring together developers, engineers and managers from companies of all sizes, technical executives looking out for the bottom line, CTOs and CIOs seeking to streamline operations, technology evangelists and entrepreneurs pushing their enterprise boundaries, researchers, and academics.
Building on the success of last year's inaugural Velocity, this year's conference offers attendees three intense days of:
Velocity 2008 sponsors and exhibitors included: Akamai, Google, Hyperic, Sun Microsystems, 3Tera, Cordiant, Keynote Systems, Limelight Networks, Inc., OpSource, Amazon Web Services, BlueArc, ControlTier, DeviceAnywhere, RightScale, Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Webmetrics.
Proposals will be accepted through January 5, 2009, and early registration for attendees and media will open in March, 2009.
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