Highlights from the O’Reilly Velocity Conference in New York 2018
Watch highlights from expert talks covering DevOps, SRE, security, machine learning, and more.
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.
Anil Dash asks: How could our processes and tools be designed to undo the biggest bugs and biases of today’s tech?
- Watch “Continuous disintegration.”
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.
- Watch “The programmer’s mind.”
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.
- Watch “Practical performance theory.”
Chaos Day: When reliability reigns
Tammy Butow explains how companies can use Chaos Days to focus on controlled chaos engineering.
- Watch “Chaos Day: When reliability reigns.”
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.
- Watch “Tracing to scale development.”
Why marketing matters
Michael Bernstein offers an unflinching look at some of the fallacies that developers believe about marketing.
- Watch “Why marketing matters.”
Laura Thomson shares Mozilla’s approach to data ethics, review, and stewardship.
- Watch “Practical ethics.”