London Web Performance Group
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Wed, 15 Aug 2012, 18:00 - 21:00 in London, United Kingdom
Inspired by this talk at Velocity 2011 () the guys from Lonelyplanet.com (the online companion to the Lonely Planet travel books and now part of the BBC) decided to apply these principals to their own website.This presentation will offer a "warts and all" view of trying to use open-source tools like Statsd, Graphite (and their own bespoke Ruby Gem they build for the data collection) to move web engineering from "guess work" to "science".1830 - registration and drinks
Wed, 13 Jun 2012, 17:30 - 20:30 in , United Kingdom
Max Robbins from aiCache will be talking about next generation hosting architectures for scaling, content distribution and caching.Venue will be EA (not The Lamb Tavern)
Wed, 25 Apr 2012, 17:30 - 19:30 in , United Kingdom
How to you manage Performance in the Cloud, in particular in "Platform as a Service (PaaS) environments like Window's Azure or Heroku where you don't have a "virtual machine" to manage?Even in "Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)" environments like Amazon EC2 there are limitations on the tools you can deploy into that environment to assist in performance management, troubleshooting etc (e.g. you can't deploy promiscuous mode network sniffing tools in EC2)
Wed, 15 Feb 2012, 18:30 - 20:30 in London, United Kingdom
TBC but probably delving into the world of APM.
Wed, 18 Jan 2012, 18:30 - 20:30 in City of London, United Kingdom
David Burns (@AutomatedTester) is a Test Lead Developer working in the Automation Services team at Mozilla. He is a Selenium Core Committer and has been using the product for many years so knows all the nuances and issues that go with Selenium. David has also spoken at a number of conferences including the Google Test Automation Conference.
Wed, 14 Dec 2011, 19:00 - 21:00 in City of London, United Kingdom
A special performance case study meetup with a special host (TBC)
Wed, 16 Nov 2011, 18:30 - 20:30 in City of London, United Kingdom
Topic: Speed War (Operation "Jungle Cheetah") - WPO @ The Times (November)Optimizing dynamic websites like www.thetimes.co.uk and www.thesundaytimes.co.uk isn't an easy task!Speeding up a site requires a "war plan" and having a clear vision, dedicated team, appropriate tools and most importantly speed comparison data with similar sites.
Tue, 14 Jun 2011, 07:00 - 09:00 in Santa Clara, United States
Thu, 19 May 2011, 17:30 - 19:30 in London, United Kingdom
Case Studies: Performance for “mortal companies”You’re probably familiar with the well-known performance success stories from companies like Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Shopzilla. But how relevant are these megasites to “mortal companies” that don’t make billions of dollars per year or have teams of in-house performance engineers to do their bidding?
Wed, 13 Apr 2011, 17:30 - 19:30 in London, United Kingdom
Jyoti (CEO of AppDynamics and ex-Tech Lead @ CA Wily) will talk about the performance challenges you might face in migrating to the Cloud.AppDynamics have worked with a lot of customers in making the migration so this is a great opportunity to get some first hand "inside information" on what performance challenges the Cloud might bring.Application Performance (the UK distributor for AppDynamics) will be putting some money on the bar for food & drinks too! Jyoti Bansal
Wed, 9 Mar 2011, 18:30 - 20:30 in London, United Kingdom
The session will look at ways you can automate your web performance optimisation projects.(1) Automating web performance testing with Dynatrace Ajax Edition, Selenium and ShowSlow - Andi Grabner from Dynatrace(2) "Automatically applying YSlow best practices to your site with .htacess, mod_pagespeed and Aptimize" - Mick McGuiness from Application Performance6:15 - 6:45 - Registration and order a beer @ the bar6:45- 7:00 - Welcome and introduction to the group
Tue, 15 Feb 2011, 19:00 - 21:00 in London, United Kingdom
If you are new to Web Performance Optimisation this is a great session to "get started" on your path to a faster website!Agenda:6:15 - 6:45 - Registration and order a beer @ the bar6:45- 7:00 - Welcome and introduction to the group7:00 - 7:45 - Web Performance 101 - why, how, tools, where to start...7:45 - 8:00 - 15 mins Q&A8:00 - ??? - drinks, chat, networking etc