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Progressive Architectures at the Royal Bank of Scotland

Posted by Ben Stopford, Farzad Pezeshkpour and Mark Atwell  on  Jun 26, 2012 4

Ben Stopford, Farzad Pezeshkpour and Mark Atwell discuss: the Manhattan processor – avoiding GC pauses-, beyond messaging with ODC, Risk, data virtualization and collaboration in banking.

Understanding Java Garbage Collection and What You Can Do about It

Posted by Gil Tene  on  Dec 05, 2011 14

Gil Tene explains the workings of a garbage collector: terminology, metrics, fundamentals, key mechanisms, classification of current GCs, the “Application Memory Wall” problem, and details Azul C4 GC.

Do You Really Get Memory?

Posted by Jevgeni Kabanov  on  Aug 29, 2011 2

Jevgeni Kabanov creates a CPU model in Java in an attempt to explain the underlying mechanism of memory performance bottlenecks and the need for a correlated hardware, OS and JVM improvement.

Java without the GC Pauses: Keeping Up with Moore’s Law and Living in a Virtualized World

Posted by Gil Tene  on  Jul 29, 2011

Gil Tene presents current trends in application memory, the problems with garbage collectors along with some related metrics, and how can Java prosper in a virtual world.

JRuby: You've Got Java in my Ruby

Posted by Tom Enebo  on  Feb 11, 2010 3

Tom Enebo explains reasons for choosing JRuby: Hotspot optimizations, JVM Garbage Collectors, tools like profilers. Also: how JRuby helps to write cleaner, more expressive code with Java libraries.

Real-Time Java for Latency Critical Banking Applications

Posted by Bertrand Delsart  on  Oct 22, 2008 2

In this presentation from QCon London 2008, Bertrand Delsart discusses real-time (RT) computing requirements in banking, RT Java history, priority semantics, RT APIs, Determinism and NoHeapRealtimeThreads, RT Garbage Collection, soft vs. hard RT, deadline miss handlers, event-driven requests with deadlines, reducing context switches, and benefits of RT Java and the RT Garbage collector.

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