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March 5, 2009

O'Reilly Velocity, the Web Performance and Operations Conference Opens Registration: Program Teaches How to Build a Better Internet

Sebastopol, CA, March 5, 2009—O'Reilly Media has opened early registration for Velocity, the Web Performance and Operations Conference on June 22-24, 2009, at the Fairmont in San Jose, CA. Program chairs Jesse Robbins and Steve Souders have revealed the program for this three-day event dedicated to helping people build better infrastructures. Early registration savings of up to $300 end May 3, 2009.

Velocity provides the place to learn how to build websites and services that raise the standards for fast, scalable, efficient, and reliable performance. Velocity 2009 focuses on accomplishing more with fewer resources, efficient design and scaling techniques, and the best ways to manage change. The program also highlights best practices in performance and operations that improve the user experience as well as the company's bottom line.

Velocity will gather together developers, engineers, and managers from companies of all sizes; technical executives watching out for the bottom line; CTOs and CIOs seeking to streamline operations; technology evangelists and entrepreneurs pushing their enterprise boundaries; as well as reesearchers and academics. Conference goers can learn from peers, exchange ideas with experts, and share best practices and painful lessons learned. A newly added full day of tutorials enriches the schedule this year.

Featured speakers and sessions will include:

Velocity offers attendees:

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.

Early registration ends May 3, 2009.

For more information on Velocity, visit: http://conferences.oreilly.com/velocity.

If you have ideas about areas you'd like to see included at the conference, send a note to: velocity-idea@oreilly.com.

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Keep an eye on the latest news about Velocity 2009 and see some of last year's coverage at: http://en.oreilly.com/velocity2009/public/content/news-coverage.

View selected presentations from Velocity 2008 at: http://velocityconf.blip.tv/

Download speaker presentation slides from last year's Velocity at:
http://en.oreilly.com/velocity2008/public/schedule/proceedings

To learn what's on the program chairs' minds, visit Jesse's blog at http://radar.oreilly.com/jesse/ and Steve's blog at http://www.stevesouders.com/blog/.

To read Tim O'Reilly's take on the future, go to the O'Reilly Radar at: http://radar.oreilly.com/.

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