Jevgeni Kabanov discusses the existing problems with Java class loaders and corresponding solutions, covering live code updates through process isolation and in-app updates.
Martin Thompson and Michael Barker explain how Intel x86_64 processors and their memory model work along with low-level techniques that help creating lock-free software.
Ben Corrie explains how Elastic Memory for Java (EM4J) helps managing memory for Java installations in virtual settings.
Mark Thomas explains what are the common OutOfMemoryError failures that could appear when running Java applications, showing how to diagnose such errors. He also discusses the JVM and tc Server configuration parameters affecting memory settings.