"Measuring for Velocity"

A session at Velocity Europe 2012

  • Sean Treadway

Thursday 4th October, 2012

2:00pm to 2:40pm (GMT)

SoundCloud delivers an HTML5 audio playback widget that is embedded in millions of websites across the internet. Learn how we organized our teams to bring operations specialists closer to web specialists to improve availability, performance and over-all user experience. Of course, such improvements need to be measured. Once our measurement goals were identified, the metrics of the YouTube widget were compared to the SoundCloud widget to gain more insight in global performance from synthetic and real-user measurements.

By starting with a baseline of another popular media delivery widget, we could tune our measuring technique along side our delivery. We then applied the same techniques to our mobile and desktop websites. Learn what techniques were used and what insight we gained to apply to your own measurement and delivery.

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Sean Treadway

Lead architect, Souncloud Ltd

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Alexander Grosse

Don't panic - do the right thing. VP Engineering at Soundcloud bio from Twitter

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Time 2:00pm2:40pm GMT

Date Thu 4th October 2012

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