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Java at 20 and Where We Are Going

Posted by Steve Elliott  on  Dec 24, 2015

This talk looks at where Java has come from and where it is going, including some of the things that may be in Java 9 such as Jigsaw, the sun.* changes, the G1 garbage collector, and VarHandles.

41:54

Go GC: Prioritizing Low Latency and Simplicity

Posted by Rick Hudson  on  Dec 09, 2015

Rick Hudson discusses the motivation, performance, and technical challenges of Go's low latency concurrent GC and why the approach fits Go well.

01:00:27

What Is Rust?

Posted by Yehuda Katz  on  Jun 13, 2015

Yehuda Katz introduces Rust: the ownership system, automatic memory management which guarantees at compile time that a program will never segfault, making Rust code resilient against memory leaks.

23:55

Fast Conservative Garbage Collection

Posted by Rifat Shahriyar, Steve Blackburn, Kathryn McKinley  on  Feb 25, 2015

Rifat Shahriyar, Steve Blackburn, Kathryn McKinley show that conservative garbage collectors using Immix can be as performant and sometimes even faster than generational GCs.

52:36

Faster Object Arrays

Posted by Gil Tene  on  Dec 12, 2014 7

Gil Tene introduces org.ObjectLayout and StructuredArray, the APIs and design considerations that allow Java JDKs to match C on data structure access speeds.

01:33:30

Tuning Large Scale Java Platforms

Posted by Emad Benjamin,Jamie O'Meara  on  Nov 07, 2014

The session covers various GC tuning techniques, in particular focusing on tuning large scale JVM deployments and showing how to optimally size a platform for enhanced memory consumption.

50:35

Are Your G1GC Logs Speaking to You?

Posted by Kirk Pepperdine  on  Aug 24, 2014

Kirk Pepperdine explains how to use the G1GC logging to improve app performance while reducing its hardware footprint.

46:00

Garbage Collection is Good!

Posted by Eva Andreasson  on  Jul 08, 2014 1

Eva Andreasson has a fairly entertaining and yet painful presentation around garbage collection that will probably will end with more questions than answers.

58:21

The Secret Lives of Garbage Collectors

Posted by Jonathan Worthington  on  Jun 29, 2014 1

Jonathan Worthington explains the garbage collection terminology, the trade-offs made by GC designers, and how to write GC-friendly code for better performance.

48:47

Deep Dive into G1 Garbage Collector

Posted by Charlie Hunt and Monica Beckwith  on  Jul 10, 2013

Charlie Hunt and Monica Beckwith describe the operational basics of G1 and how to tune it, along with tips on what to expect when migrating from Parallel GC or CMS to G1 GC.

01:00:43

JVM Mechanics – A Peek Under the Hood

Posted by Gil Tene  on  May 02, 2013 1

Gil Tene discusses JVM observation-based runtime optimizations, ordering and memory model rules, basics GC functions, memory management, and JVM mechanics.

57:20

Visualizing Java Garbage Collection

Posted by Ben Evans  on  Apr 19, 2013

Ben Evans discusses garbage collection in Java along with some tooling for understanding and visualizing how it works.

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