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Performance @Scale 2016

FEBRUARY 24, 2016 @ 10:00 AM PST - 5:00 PM PST
Designed for engineers working on the technical and organizational challenges of high-performance applications and services. @Scale is a series of technical conferences hosted by FB and Instagram for engineers building applications and services that scale to millions or even billions of people.


Making fast apps and services that scale to millions or billions of people is no simple task. Dealing with the impact of poor performance can be just as challenging, and can be measured in slow user experiences and inefficient infrastructure. History is littered with examples of projects that failed to maintain their performance as they scaled. No two performance problems are ever quite the same, but there’s a lot we can learn from one another as an industry.

On February 24, 2016, hundreds of engineers came to Facebook’s Menlo Park campus for Performance @Scale, an all-day event dedicated to making technology fast and efficient. Speakers from Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, and Netflix came together and covered topics such as low-level system profiling, production measurements, regression detection, efficient triage, and more.

Videos and talk descriptions from the event are posted below. If you are interested in joining the next event, please check out and follow the @Scale Facebook page.


Event times below are displayed in PT.

February 24

10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Evolution of performance
Speaker David Mortenson,Facebook
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Visualizing and optimizing real user performance on mobile
Speaker Anant Rao,LinkedIn
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Real-world performance data for mobile
Speaker Michelle Filiba,Facebook
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Evolution of high-performance networking in Chromium
Speaker Jim Roskind,Google
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
The keys to actionable perf investigations
Speaker Vance Morrison,Microsoft
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sifting for gold: Increasing ad revenue by improving performance
Speaker Daniel Greenia,Google
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Automatic regression triaging at Facebook
Speaker Guilin Chen,
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Web speed at Facebook
Speaker Ben Maurer,Facebook
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Linux 4.x performance: Using BPF superpowers
Speaker Brendan Gregg,Netflix


David Mortenson


Anant Rao


Michelle Filiba


Jim Roskind


Vance Morrison


Daniel Greenia


Guilin Chen

Ben Maurer


Brendan Gregg

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