Press Release: June 16, 2010
O'Reilly Velocity Reaches Max Capacity in Advance: Web Performance and Operations Conference a Sold-out Event
Sebastopol, CA, June 16, 2010—Velocity, the O'Reilly Web Performance and Operations Conference, has become a sold out event in its third year. At maximum capacity a week in advance, Velocity brings the leaders taking web performance and operations into the future to the Hyatt Santa Clara in Santa Clara, CA, June 22-24.
"Over the past three years, the Velocity Conference has become the nexus in the movement to build a better, faster, more reliable web. The incredible growth in Velocity's attendance shows that the world has finally recognized the critical nature of the work done by this amazing community," says Jesse Robbins, who co-chairs Velocity with Steve Souders.
Featured keynotes at Velocity 2010 include John Adams of Twitter, John Allspaw of Etsy.com, Bobby Johnson of Facebook, Tim O'Reilly of O'Reilly Media, Philip Dixon of Shopzilla, Cheryl Ainoa of Yahoo!, Yehuda Katz of Engine Yard, Marc Hedlund of Wesabe, Urs Hölzle of Google, Shanti Subramanyam of Oracle Corporation, and consultant Nicole Sullivan.
Velocity 2010 will offer livestreamed keynotes (login required), videos, speaker presentation files, and media coverage as the conference occurs at conferences.oreilly.com/velocity. Twitter conversation will appear via #velocityconf.
Sponsors of Velocity 2010 include Keynote Systems, Compuware Corporation, Google, Strangeloop, Yahoo!, Dyn Inc., Facebook, Schooner Information Technology, Tilera, AlertSite, AppDynamics, Aptimize, CDNetworks, Circonus, Cloudscaling, Clustrix, Coradiant, Dell, DTO Solutions, dynaTrace, MaxiScale, Neustar, Nokia, NorthScale, Shopzilla, Splunk, Virident, and Zoompf.
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