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QCon New York 2014 Registration Now Open; Top 10 Presentations

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Registration is now open for QCon New York 2014 (June 9-13). The third annual event - taking place at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge - will feature over 100 speakers, 15 tracks, and many opportunities for networking. Register before Dec 21st and save $800

QCon New York is a practitioner-driven conference designed for people influencing innovation in their software development teams: team leads, architects, project managers, engineering directors.  There will be two days of full & half day tutorials from June 9-10 (Mon-Tues) and a full 3-day conference from June 11-13 (Wed-Fri).  

Here are the top 10 presentations from QCon New York 2013, based on page views:

  1. How Netflix Deploys Code - Jeremy Edberg, Reliability Architect, Netflix
  2. The Functional Database - Rich Hickey, Creator of Clojure and Datomic
  3. Lessons from Building and Scaling LinkedIn - Jay Kreps, Principle Staff Engineer at LinkedIn
  4. Decomposing Twitter: Adventures in Service-Oriented Architecture - Jeremy Cloud, Tech Lead of the Tweet Service Team at Twitter
  5. Erik Meijer on Monads - Erik Meijer, Creator Rx, LINQa  
  6. Deep Dive into G1 Garbage Collector - Charlie Hunt, Author of Java Performance book; Monica Beckwith, Performance Lead for Garbage First Garbage Collector 
  7. Java Concurrent Animated - Victor Grazi, Creator of Java Concurrent Animated 
  8. A Little Graph Theory for the Busy Developer - Jim Webber, Co-Author of "Rest in Practice" 
  9. Lessons Learned Building Storm - Nathan Marz, Creator of the Storm and Cascalog open-source projects
  10. Purely Functional I/O - Runar Bjarnason, Co-Author "Functional Programming in Scala" 

Popular tracks at QCon New York 2013 included:

  • Continuous Delivery - Learn how to release software on demand, at the push of a button
  • Architectures You've Always Wondered About - Learn directly from some of the most well-known and high-volume web applications in the world such as Twitter, eBay, Amazon, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Netflix
  • Real LIfe Cloud Computing - Delve into case studies, best practices, and technology overview of cloud computing
  • Applied Data Science - Learn how to make the most of your big data infrastructure (data crunching with NumPy/R, etc; forecasting from big data; real-time processing, visualizations, machine learning, etc.)
  • Hot Technologies for Financial Services - See cutting edge technology for capital and money markets, retail/investment banking, trading systems, credit card companies, exchanges, and more 
  • Culture - How to build and maintain compelling teams
  • HTML5 and Modern Web Languages - Explore the latest innovations with HTML5 development frameworks and languages
  • Robustness and High Availability - Learn about the latest methodologies, techniques, and tools for planning, building, and supporting highly available and performing systems

You can read about the key takeaway points and lessons learned from QCon New York 2013 here.  Based on the QCon New York 2013 attendee survey 92.86% of respondents would recommend QCon to a colleague.

QCon New York 2014 will feature similar track themes and presentations geared for and delivered by software development practitioners.  

Registration is $1,495 ($800 off) for the 3-day conference. Register now to receive the best rate available

Corporate and group discounts are also available. Please email for details.  

(Note to interested speakers: while there is no formal call-for-papers for QCon New York 2014, you can still  submit a talk for consideration here.)

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