O'Reilly Velocity Conference comes to New York, October 1–4, 2017 Conference and training on real-world best practices for performance, scalability, and resilience of distributed systems Boston, MA—The O'Reilly Velocity Conference, for engineers who need to build and manage fast, durable systems, comes to the New York Hilton Midtown on October 1–4, 2017. Businesses can't succeed without their engineers, who are responsible for the systems that dictate customer experience and thus the ultimate success of the company. The Velocity program covers customer focus and systems thinking, in addition to plenty of technical content on performance, scalability, and resilience. Conference speakers are successful and innovative practitioners with a deep, nuanced understanding of how engineers contribute to the success of products and companies. They know it's not just the technology, and they bring that context to their presentations.