Mark Jaquith, one of the lead developers of WordPress, has been confirmed as a speaker for WordCamp San Francisco. Mark will be involved in two sessions at Mission Bay:
Scaling, Servers, and Deploys — Oh My!
This talk will discuss professional WordPress development, scaling up and out to meet demand, and strategies for deploying everything that will keep you sane. Topics for discussion: Apache, Memcached, APC, nginx, NFS, rsync, Git, Capistrano.
This session will take place on Friday.
This interactive session will feature 3-5 plugin security reviews (and tips to fix issues) by Mark Jaquith, Jon Cave, and Brad Williams in a contest format. Plugins that stump the chumps by containing no security issues will win a prize.
This session will take place on Saturday.