QCon San Francisco 3 Weeks Away (Nov 5-9, 2012); New Keynotes Published; Popular Tracks & Sessions
The sixth annual QCon San Francisco is taking place in less than 3 weeks, with the next early bird discount quickly approaching. The next early discount to save $200 ends October 19th.
All the keynote sessions and speakers have now been confirmed and published on the QConSF website:
- Real Software Engineering - by Glenn Vanderburg, Chief Architec, LivingSocial
- NoSQL - Past, Present, Future - by Eric Brewer, VP of Infrastructure at Google, Professor at UC Berkeley
- Race Conditions, Distribution, Interactions - Testing the Hard Stuff and Staying Sane - by John Hughes, Co-designer of Haskell and QuickCheck
- Opening Keynote: Cool & Useless - by Kevlin Henney, Patterns, Programming, Practice and Process
Top Tracks and Sessions
Here are the top 3 most popular tracks and sessions at the upcoming QCon San Francisco according to page view traffic on QConSF.com:
- Architectures you've always wondered about - How the cool systems pull it off
- Big Data and Analytics - Wresting actionable intelligence from terrifyingly large data sets
- Continuous Delivery - How to release software on demand, and what happens next
Architecting for Continuous Delivery at Ancestry.com - This presentation will discuss Ancestry.com's transformation to a service-oriented architecture capable of supporting continuous delivery.
100% Big Data. 0% Hadoop. 0% Java - Pavlo Baron demonstrates an approach and collection of tools that help collect, mine, move around, store and provision large, unstructured data amounts. Completely without Hadoop. And even completely without Java.
Building for a Billion Users from Silicon Valley - In this talk, David Mortenson will share key learnings from the company's efforts to meet the daily challenges and the unique tools and team structures Facebook employs to build a unique experience for a billion users and beyond.
Bring your colleagues with you to QCon and take advantage of the following group discounts:
3 conference day
- Buy 5-9 passes and pay $1765/person ($439 off/person)
- Buy 10-19 passes and pay $1646/person ($549 off/person)
- Buy 20-30 passes and pay $1537/person ($659 off/person)
Registration is $1,995 (a $200 savings) for the 3 day event until October 19th, and increases afterwards. Group discounts are available. QCon is co-produced by InfoQ.com and Trifork, producer of the Danish GOTO conference.