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PAC HERO FESTIVAL 2021

On March 23-24, during 24 hours, 20 Performance Experts presented “follow the sun” virtual conferences about what’s new in performance engineering, for people all around the world.
This year, we want our Performance Advisory Council Experts to show everybody the ROCK STAR inside them.

The complete line up is available: meet our Performance Rock Stars! 

Stay tuned!

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PERFORMANCE ROCK STARS

Stephen Townshend

Software Performance Specialist

Lloyd Watts

Founder & CEO

Stijn Schepers

Senior Performance Engineer, APM consultant and DevOps Evangelist

Andreas GERSTMAYR

Software Engineer

Arthur Luimes

Senior Performance Consultant

Mark Tomlinson

Performacologist

Denis Bakhvalov

C++ Compiler Developer

Scott Moore

Perfvangelist, Founder

Chandresh Gupta

Technical Consultant

Taras Tsugrii

Software Engineer

Harinder Seera

Consultant, Performance Engineer

Stefano Doni

Co-Founder

Goranka Bjedov

Capacity Engineer

Hari Ramachandran

Head of Non Functional Testing & Engineering CoE

Mikko Larkela

Founder & CEO

Andreas Grabner

DevOps Activist

Leandro Melendez

Performance test consultant/manager

Roman Ferstl

Performance Engineer

Shammy Narayanan

Blogger & Learner

Twan Koot

Senior Performance Tester

Program – March 23-24, 2020

5:00 am – 5:30 am (CET)
Neotys – Introduction

5:30 am – 6:15 am (CET) • 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm (NZDT)
Stephen Townshend –  When Superheroes Stumble

6:30 am – 7:15 am (CET) • 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm (NZDT)
Harinder Seera –  DynamoDB Be Thy Name

7:15 am – 7:45 pm (CET)
Break

07:45 am – 8:00 am (CET)
Henrik Rexed – Previously + What’s coming next

8:00 am – 8:45 am (CET) • 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm (IST)
Hari Krishnan Ramachandran –  Secret Topic

9:00 am – 9:45 am (CET) • 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm (IST)
Chandresh Gupta – Intelligent Automation in Performance Management

10:00 am – 10:45 am (CET) • 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm (IST)
Shammy Narayanan – Conundrum of Cloud Testing

10:45 am – 11:00 am (CET)
Break

11:30 am – 11:45 am (CET)
Henrik Rexed – Previously + What’s coming next

11:45 am – 12:30 pm (CET) 
Andreas Grabner – Introducing Keptn 0.8: Automating Distributed Performance & Resiliency Testing

12:45 pm – 1:30 pm (CET) 
Mikko Larkela – Database Notifications During Load Tests

1:45 pm – 2:30 pm (CET) 
Andreas Gerstmayr – Integrating and Visualizing eBPF metrics in Performance Co-Pilot &
Grafana

2:45 pm – 3:30 pm (CET)
Stijn Schepers – Don’t Be A One-Hit Wonder

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm (CET)
Arthur Luimes – The Performance Engineering Centre of Excellence Is Still A Thing” subtitel “How To Evolve Your Central Performance Engineering Team

4:30 pm – 5:15 pm (CET)
Break

5:15 pm – 5:30 pm (CET)
Henrik Rexed – Previously + What’s coming next

5:30 pm – 6:15 pm (CET)
Roman Ferstl – Concurrency Matters – Test It or Regret It

6:30 pm – 7:15 pm (CET)
Twan Koot – Auto Scaling – A Stairway To Heaven or Hell?

7:30 pm – 8:15 pm (CET)
Stefano Doni – Java Performance in 2021: How AI Optimization Will Debunk 4 Long-standing Java Tuning Myths

8:30 pm – 9:15 pm (CET)
Taras Tsugriy – Old Pattern Powering Modern Tech

9:15 pm – 10:00 pm (CET)
Break

10:00 pm – 10:15 pm (CET)
Henrik Rexed – Previously + What’s coming next

10:15 pm – 11:00 pm (CET) • 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm (EDT)
Scott Moore – Heavy Metal Performance Engineering

11:15 pm – 12:00 am (CET) • 6:15 pm – 7:00 pm (EDT)
Denis Bakhvalov – You Should Become Good At Optimizing Your Code

12:15 am – 1:00 am (CET) • 7:15 pm – 8:00 pm (EDT)
Lloyd Watts – Global Last-Mile Load Tests With NeoLoad

1:00 am – 1:45 am (CET)
Break

1:45 am – 2:00 am (CET)
Henrik Rexed – Previously + What’s coming next

2:00 am – 2:45 am (CET) • 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm (PDT)
Leandro Melendez – Pipelining Performance

3:00 am – 3:45 am (CET) • 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm (PDT)
Goranka Bjedov – Capacity Planning For A Private Cloud

4:00 am – 4:45 am (CET) • 8:00 pm – 8:45 pm (PDT)
Mark Tomlinson – Shout At The Server

4:45 am – 5:00 am (CET)
Henrik Rexed – Conclusion