Monthly Meeting - November/2014

Winter is coming, but we are already here, its time for another Meetup and this time we will be talking about Profiling applications.

Schedule 
19:00: Welcome Drinks
19:30 - 20:30: Talk 
20:30 - 20:45: Raffle 
20:45: Social, drinks and Pizza

Talk: Profiling PHP, A dive into your application

Your application needs to be fast nowadays in order to stand out from the crowd. Study has shown that application performance has a psychological effect on customer satisfaction. Profiling can give you more insight in how your application really works internally. It gives you an overview of where the resource bottlenecks in your application reside. In this talk, I am going to give an overview of some profiling methods that exist today, and where I think we should be heading. After this talk, you will be able to use some basic profiling tricks to analyse the performance constraints in your application.

Speaker: Dennis de Greef 
Dennis de Greef is a software engineer at TransIP, primarily working on the backend of the VPS platform. His current interests in software engineering are BDD, DDD and software metrics and he loves the thin line between software engineering and infrastructure automation. He also loves conversations about why we do things the way we do, so we don’t preach solutions for problems we long forgot.

Raffle 
We got some awesome stuff to give away this month, so make sure you attend another awesome meetup!

This month we will be hosted by two awesome companies, SEOshop and Mollie will be teaming up to give us an excellent night.


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  • Rafael D.

    Really enjoyed the work and effort put out by Mollie and SEOshop. Handling special dietary need as well as adding the nice touch of the Red Bulls. Loved the space and hope we can come back more times.

    3 · November 21

  • Simon N.

    Excellent, although it was my first one so no previous benchmark.

    1 · November 21

  • Marissa H.

    Great talk, nice people, the sweaters were really cool too :)

    1 · November 21

  • Dennis de G.

    2 · November 21

  • Frank de J.

    Good talk, sparked good conversations during and afterwards.

    1 · November 21

  • Robin S.

    First off, again thanks to Herberto for the hospitality beforehand!

    The talk was really good for a first run! Dennis knew his way around the profiling tools. Too bad it felt a little rushed, and would have liked to go deeper in the various tools and expanded a bit on the example usecases. I will however look into the mentioned github repo to see whats inside :)

    Thanks to SEOshop/Mollie for an excellent space and food! Great pizza's, enough beer for and British football team and great crowd!

    All in all: another successful evening!

    3 · November 21

  • Jolanda V.

    Someone on the waitinglist must be very happy now. I have to give up my spot. Have to go to a wedding tomorrow. Have fun :) looking forward to the video of this talk.

    1 · November 19

    • Ryan K.

      That someone would be me. Your conflicting schedule is welcome news indeed.

      1 · November 20

  • Marissa H.

    Unfortunately I'm allergic to tomatoes (and tomato sauce) :(. Will there be something else to eat besides the usual pizza with lots of tomato sauce?

    November 20

    • Herberto G.

      Marissa, your wishes have been granted, a tuna pizza with creme fraîche, it is! :)

      1 · November 20

    • Marissa H.

      You're the best <3

      November 20

  • Boudewijn G.

    Dang, long waiting list. Will this be filmed?

    November 19

  • Robin S.

    Looking forward to this edition!

    A small question: will the venue be open a bit early this time? I'd like to attend another online meetup (http://www.meetup.com/Docker-Online-Meetup/events/218673615) starting at 18 (until 18.45) but i'd hate to be late for AmsterdamPHP

    I know this is a bold question, but hey, #durftevragen / #daretoask

    Thanks!

    1 · November 14

    • Herberto G.

      Hi Robin, i work at SEOshop. You can come over at any time. Just ring the bell, go in, ask for me and I'll find u a quiet place to attend that meetup.

      1 · November 15

    • Robin S.

      Awesomesaucum! Thanks Herberto! Cool, see you next week!

      1 · November 15

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