Surge Speaker List
- John Allspaw VP of Technical Operations, Etsy Keynote
- Theo Schlossnagle Principal/CEO, OmniTI Keynote
- Bryan Cantrill VP of Engineering, Joyent Keynote
- Robert Treat Lead Database Architect, OmniTI Speaker
- Artur Bergman VP of Engineering and Operations, Wikia Speaker
- Gavin M. Roy CTO, MyYearbook Speaker
- Ruslan Belkin Sr. Director of Engineering, LinkedIn Speaker
- Rasmus Lerdorf Founder of PHP; Developer, WePay Speaker
- Christopher Brown VP of Engineering, Opscode Speaker
- Paul Querna Chief Architect, Cloudkick Speaker
- Neil Gunther Founder/Principal Consultant, Performance Dynamics Speaker
- Tom Cook Systems Engineer, Facebook Speaker
- Baron Schwartz VP of Consulting, Percona Speaker
- Mike Malone Infrastructure Engineer, SimpleGeo Speaker
- Cosimo Streppone Lead Developer, my.opera.com Speaker
- Tom Daly President/CTO, Dyn Inc. Speaker
- Justin Sheehy CTO, Basho Technologies Speaker
- Ronald Bradford Principal, 42SQL Speaker
- Rod Cope CTO and Founder, OpenLogic Speaker
- Joe Williams Infrastructure Engineer, Cloudant Speaker
- Benjamin Black Founder, fast_ip Speaker
- Geir Magnusson Jr VP, Platform and Architecture, Gilt Groupe Speaker
Surge 2010 Keynote & Speaker List
Discussing Scalability Matters…
…because scalability matters. Surge is more than an event, it's a chance to identify emerging trends and meet the architects behind established technologies. Learn from their mistakes and see how their victories can power your business forward.
Cosimo Streppone Lead Developer, Opera Software
Cosimo moved to Norway to join Opera Software nearly 3 years ago. Working as Lead Developer in the small my.opera.com team, he's been responsible for the architecture, development, scalability and performance of the site. Now he's in the Core Services team, helping develop, manage and occasionally crash web services used by millions of users every day. Fan of the KISS and DRY principles.
From disaster to stability: scaling challenges of my.opera.com
Day 2 - 2:30 pm
My Opera started around 2002 as a hacked version of phpBB. By 2007, it was slowly heading for disaster, with severely overloaded databases and backends. Our (back then) million of users were just as frustrated as us.
Today, we have 5M+ users and growing, a lot more features, APIs, browser integration services, and the site is stable and fast. This talk tells the story of these last 3 years. Our successes, our failures, and what remains to be done.
Speakers will be added as we approach the event dates. Visit back for updates to this page and the Sessions Calendar.