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P99 CONF 2022 Agenda Revealed

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Editor’s Note: P99 CONF 2022 is now a wrap! You can (re)watch all videos and access the decks now.


P99 CONF is shaping up to be an incredible event. Already thousands of people have registered to attend. Best of all, because it’s all online and free, there’s no limits to attendance! You can register right now for two days of keynotes and interactive tech talks on all things P99.

P99 CONF is a free virtual event scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, October 19th and 20th, 2022, from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) — 16:00 – 20:00 UTC.


What You Get for Registering

As a registered attendee of P99 CONF you gain full and free access to all of the following:

  • Two days of scheduled online sessions, including keynotes and breakouts
  • Presentation decks
  • Our “Speaker’s Lounge,” a live interactive virtual talk show with our guests of honor
  • Extensive, exclusive on-demand only content
  • Entry into contests for awesome prizes

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, October 19th, 2022

Time (PDT) Main Stage
8:30 AM Welcome Day 1
8:35 AM Misery Metrics & Consequences
Gil Tene, Azul Systems
9:05 AM Using eBPF for High-Performance Networking in Cilium
Liz Rice, Isovalent
9:35 AM Day 1 Preview
Breakout Sessions Stage 1 Stage 2
9:45 AM Removing Implicit Deadlocks on a Thread-per-Core Architecture with 2-Phase Processing
Alex Gallego, RedPanda
A Deep Dive into Query Performance
Peter Zaitsev, Percona
10:10 AM Overcoming Variable Payloads to Optimize for Performance
Armin Ronacher,
Square Engineering’s “Fail Fast, Retry Soon” Performance Optimization Technique
Omar Elgabry, Square
10:35 AM Measuring the CPU Performance of Android Apps at Lyft
Pavlo Stavytskyi, Lyft
Aggregator Leaf Tailer: Bringing Data to Your Users with Ultra Low Latency
Jeffery Utter, theScore
11:00 AM Throw Away Your Nines
Alex Hidalgo, Nobl9
What’s New in IO Scheduling for ScyllaDB 5.0?
Pavel Emelyanov, ScyllaDB
Main Stage
11:35 AM Ultra-Low Latency Web Rendering on the Edge
Malte Ubi, Vercel
Breakout Sessions Stage 1 Stage 2
12:00 PM Properly Understanding Latency is Hard — What We Learned When We Did it Correctly
Brian Taylor, Optimizely
End-to-End Performance Testing, Profiling and Analysis at Redis
Felipe Oliveira, Redis
12:25 PM Three Perspectives on Measuring Latency
Geoffrey Beausire, Criteo
Building Efficient Multi-Threaded Filters for Faster SQL Queries
Vlad Ilyushchenko, QuestDB
12:50 PM Why User-Mode Threads are Often the Right Answer
Ron Pressler, Oracle
cachegrand: a Take on High Performance Caching
Daniele Salvatore Albano, Microsoft
Main Stage
1:15 PM P99 Pursuit
Dor Laor, ScyllaDB
1:45 PM Wrap-Up and Day 2 Preview

Thursday, October 20th, 2022

Time (PDT) Main Stage
8:35 AM Welcome Day 2
8:40 AM Performance Tuning with Precision
Charity Majors, Honeycomb
9:10 AM Sharpening the Axe: The Primacy of Toolmaking
Bryan Cantrill, Oxide Computer
9:40 AM Day 2 Preview
Breakout Sessions Stage 1 Stage 2
9:50 AM Measuring P99 Latency in Event-Driven Architectures with Open Telemetry
Antón Rodriguez, New Relic
Analyze Virtual Machine Overhead Compared to Bare Metal Tracing
Steven Rostedt, Google
10:15 AM Clouds are Not Free: Guide to Observability-Driven Efficiency Optimizations
Bartłomiej Płotka, Red Hat
Linux Kernel vs. DPDK: HTTP Performance Showdown
Marc Richards, Talaweh
10:40 AM Continuous Performance from Load Testing to SRE and Beyond
Leandro Melendez, Grafana k6
Optimizing Servers for High Throughput and Low Latency
Alexey Ivanov, Dapper Labs
11:05 AM Performance Insights into eBPF, Step-by-Step
Dmitrii Dolgov, Red Hat
It’s Time to Debloat the Cloud with Unikraft
Felipe Huici, Unikraft
Main Stage
11:30 AM How a Database Looks from a Disk’s Perspective
Avi Kivity, ScyllaDB
Breakout Sessions Stage 1 Stage 2
12:05 PM Keeping Latency Low for User-Defined Functions with WebAssembly
Piotr Sarna, ScyllaDB
Testing Persistent Storage Performance in Kubernetes with Sherlock
Sagy Volkov, Lightbits Labs
12:30 PM The Role of Machine Learning in Cloud Native Performance Optimization
Brian Likosar, StormForge
Taming Go’s Memory Usage — and Avoiding a Rust Rewrite
Mark Gritter, Akita
12:55 PM Why Kubernetes Freedom Requires Chaos Engineering to Shine in Production
Henrik Rexed, Dynatrace
Apache Iceberg: An Architectural Look Under the Covers
Alex Merced, Dremio
1:20 PM Large-Scale Semi-Automated Go Garbage Collection Tuning at Uber
Christian Velazquez, Uber
Speedup Your Code Through Asynchronous Programming
Sabina Smajlaj, Hudson River Trading
Main Stage
1:40 PM Wrap Up and Prizes

Exclusive P99 CONF Instant Access Sessions

These sessions are available for free to any P99 CONF registrants at any time throughout the event. With top-tier sessions from companies like Intel, PingCAP, ScyllaDB, RavenDB, and more, these are talks you don’t want to miss!

Building a High-Performance Scalable Metadata Service for al Distributed Filesystem
Bin Fan, Alluxio
How We Reduced Performance Tuning Time by Orders of Magnitude with Database Observability
Song Yuying, Chen Huansheng, PingCAP
C# as a System Language
Oren Eini, RavenDB
Implementing Highly Performant Distributed Aggregates
Michał Jadwiszczak, ScyllaDB
Capturing NIC and Kernel TX and RX Timestamps for Packets in Go
Blain Smith, Subspace
Improving Performance of Micro-Frontend Applications through Error Monitoring
Garrett Hamelin, Airbrake
Cutting Through the Fog of Virtualization
Bernd Bandemer, Clockwork
The Observant Developer — OpenTelemetry from Code to Prod
Roni Dover, Digma
Evaluating Performance in Go
William Kennedy, Ardan Labs
Outrageous Performance: RageDB’s Experience with the Seastar Framework
Max De Marzi, Jr., RageDB
Fast and Fault Tolerant
Michael Barker, Ephemeris Consulting
Pitfalls in Writing High-Performance Systems in Rust
Marek Galovic, Pinecone
Hardware Assisted Latency Investigations
Harshad S Sane, Kshitij Doshi, Intel
Retaining Goodput with Query Rate Limiting
Piotr Dulikowski, ScyllaDB
High-Speed Database Throughput Using Apache Arrow Flight SQL
Kyle Porter, Bit Quill
ScyllaDB’s Journey to Low Latency on Kubernetes
Tomas Nozieka
How Dashtable Helps Dragonfly Maintain Low Latency
Roman Gershman, Attos
Tracking syscall and Function Latency in Your k8s Cluster with eBPF
Matthew Lenhard, ContainIQ

Watch the Sessions from P99 CONF 2021

To get a taste of what our 2022 event will be like, you can catch up on any or all of last year’s sessions now available on demand.



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