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Stephen Burton, Tech Evangelist at AppDynamics

 Stephen  Burton
Stephen Burton is Tech Evangelist at AppDynamics, and is also the alter ego of increasingly popular "App Man" character. Steve is responsible for promoting best practice application performance management (APM) for distributed applications running in cloud, virtual and physical environments. Before joining AppDynamics, Steve held senior product management positions at OpTier and Precise leading innovation and creative solutions to help customers better manage the performance of their applications. Steve has previously worked in pre-sales and also spent many years as a senior developer and application support engineer when his career began at Sapient. Steve received his BS in Computer Science from Lancaster University, UK. He enjoys speed and is a keen motorsport/formula 1 fan and hopes one day to become The Stig.

Presentation: "Call of Duty: Dev Ops"

Time: Thursday 14:50 - 15:40

Location: Marina


It's no longer enough to wage war in pre-production. That's where developers have fought their conflicts time and time again--but now they need to cross battle lines and head into Production. It's a new kind of battle,
one torn apart with operational complexity, agile missions and server warfare. With access to virtual platforms, monitoring weaponry, and automation tools, developers must now fight to ensure the performance and availability of mission-critical business applications. In this session we'll look at

The production battleground
     of modern mission-critical appsAn overview of special
     weapons and agile tactics (SWAT) for DevOpsReal-life
     application fatalities and incidentsLessons learned from
     Customers winning the DevOps war

Will you heed the call?