Highlights from the O’Reilly Velocity Conference in New York 2018

Watch highlights from expert talks covering DevOps, SRE, security, machine learning, and more.

By Mac Slocum
October 2, 2018
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People from across the systems engineering world came together in New York for the O’Reilly Velocity Conference. Below you’ll find links to highlights from the event.

Continuous disintegration

Anil Dash asks: How could our processes and tools be designed to undo the biggest bugs and biases of today’s tech?

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Securing the edge: Understanding and managing security events

Laurent Gil shares the latest cybersecurity research findings based on real-world security operations.

The programmer’s mind

Jessica McKellar draws parallels between the free and open source software movement and the work to end mass incarceration.

O’Reilly Radar: Systems engineering tool trends

Roger Magoulas shares insights from O’Reilly’s online learning platform that point toward shifts in the systems engineering ecosystem.

Test, measure, iterate: Balancing “good enough” and “perfect” in the critical path

Kris Beevers examines the trade-offs between risk and velocity faced by any high-growth, critical path technology business.

ML on code: Machine learning will change programming

Francesc Campoy Flores explores ways machine learning can help developers be more efficient.

How do DevOps and SRE relate? Hint: They’re best friends

Dave Rensin explains why DevOps and SRE make each other better.

Practical performance theory

Kavya Joshi says performance theory offers a rigorous and practical approach to performance tuning and capacity planning.

Chaos Day: When reliability reigns

Tammy Butow explains how companies can use Chaos Days to focus on controlled chaos engineering.

Critical path-driven development

Jaana Dogan explains why Google teaches its tracing tools to new employees and how it helps them learn about Google-scale systems end to end.

Why marketing matters

Michael Bernstein offers an unflinching look at some of the fallacies that developers believe about marketing.

Practical ethics

Laura Thomson shares Mozilla’s approach to data ethics, review, and stewardship.

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