Web Unleashed 2015

2015-09-16 00:00:00 2015-09-18 00:00:00 America/Toronto Web Unleashed 2015 By attending Web Unleashed, you will get up-to-date on the skills to push you ahead in your career. You'll also have the opportunity to network and share ideas with like-minded professionals. Toronto FITC Toronto


A continuing series of talks presented by VM Farms, Tales from the Ops Side serves to educate developers on operational best practices for maintaining application performance, stability, and system security, as well as to share frontline stories from the battlefield.

In this special FITC instalment, Hany Fahim, founder and CEO of VM Farms, discusses the impact celebrity influence can have on web traffic, and the devastating effects this can have on sites and applications. Using real world examples, Hany discusses the best methods to safe guard and protect against these spikes, while keeping online properties performant and available throughout.


To share an operations perspective on running, supporting, and scaling web and mobile application environments.

Target Audience

This talk is intended for front and back-end developers, or generally anyone interested in DevOps and System Administration.

Assumed Audience Knowledge

Exposure to common components such as load balancers, web servers, data stores, queues, workers, or other utilities required to host and scale web and mobile applications; no intimate knowledge of these technologies is required.

Five things audience members will learn

  1. Best practices
  2. Dos and Dont’s
  3. Operations Pro Tips
  4. Common Pitfalls
  5. Building for Scale