March 27, 2008

First Velocity Opens Registration and Introduces Program for Conference: Velocity Optimizes Web Performance and Scalability

Sebastopol, CA--Registration has opened for the first O'Reilly Velocity, the web performance and operations conference, June 23 and 24 at the San Francisco Airport Marriott in Burlingame, CA. Designed to help break barriers and build a better internet for all users and customers, the conference shares the skills and knowledge crucial to building successful web sites that stay fast, scalable, resilient, and highly available.

Program chairs Jesse Robbins and Steve Souders add new sessions daily. Planned sessions already include:

Other featured speakers will include Artur Bergman of Wikia, Eric Goldsmith of AOL, Jon Jenkins of Amazon.com, Simon Perkins of HttpWatch, Jesse Robbins of O'Reilly Radar, and Peter Sevcik of NetForecast, Inc.

The Velocity experience provides:

Sponsors include Akamai, Google, Hyperic, Sun Microsystems, and Coradiant.

Early registration ends May 5. To register now, visit: https://en.oreilly.com/velocity2008/public/register

If you have ideas for speakers and topics, please send them to: velocity-idea@oreilly.com

For more conference information, please visit: http://en.oreilly.com/velocity2008/public/content/home

For exhibition and sponsorship opportunities, please email Sharon Cordesse: scordesse@oreilly.com

For media and promotional partner opportunities, please email Avila Reese: mediapartners@oreilly.com

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