Old Talks

Over the last few years, I’ve had the opportunity to speak as several user groups and conferences. Currently I give the “PHP Basics” presentations for the Utah PHP Usergroup each month.

I am currently available to speak at conferences and user groups. Feel free to contact me to see if I am available for to speak at your event.

Previous Talks

Here are the slides for the previous talks I have given. I’ll always keep a copy of my slides here for people to reference back.

Salt: The New Server Configuration Management Tool

Dutch PHP Conference — June 2013

I highly recommend viewing the html5 slides for this talk. The PDF export worked okay, but not nearly as nice as the actual slides.

HTML Slides

PDF of Slides:

High Performance Websites with Scalable Workers

Dutch PHP Conference — June 2013
OpenWest — May 2013


Blazing Data with Redis

PHP Tek 12 — May 2012
Utah Open Source Conference — May 2012

Demystifying CSS for (Developers|WordPress)

OpenWest ’13– May 2013
PHP Tek ’12 — May 2012
WordCamp SLC 2011 — Sept. 2011

Profiling PHP Applications

Utah PHP Users Group — July 2011

Real-Life Scaling: A Tale of Two Websites

Utah Open Source Conference — October 2009

Effective Caching with PHP & Memcached

Utah PHP Users Group — August 2009

Streamlined Web Development

Utah PHP Users Group — November 2008

UPHPU – Streamlined Web Developmenthttp://www.scribd.com/embeds/8210331/content?start_page=1&view_mode=list&access_key=key-1qeaelekdzjywig9fmfq


High Performance Data with Redis and PHP

php|architect – July 2011

There are times when MySQL, or another RDBMS, cannot perform under certain circumstances, such as high volumes of reads and writes. While there are many other data store options, there is an excellent candidate when raw speed is a must. This article will describe when Redis might be a great fit for your application.

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