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49:45

Top 10 - Performance Folklore

Posted by Martin Thompson  on  Jan 29, 2014 3

Martin Thompson discusses Java, concurrency, operating systems, and functional programming in the context of designing and testing high-performance systems.

48:44

Practicing at the Cutting Edge: Learning and Unlearning about Java Performance

Posted by Martin Thompson  on  Jan 21, 2014

Martin Thompson overviews Java's evolution, comparing it with C++'s, discussing the challenges of pushing the performance limits.

35:52

Fast and Dynamic

Posted by Maxime Chevalier-Boisvert  on  Dec 09, 2013

Maxime Chevalier-Boisvert discusses making dynamic languages faster providing various examples of optimizations: SmallTalk, LISP machine, Google V8 and others.

36:01

Why Ruby Isn't Slow

Posted by Alex Gaynor  on  Dec 04, 2013

Alex Gaynor explains how he solved the usual Ruby VM speed problems with Topaz, a high performance VM built on the same technologies that power PyPy.

43:38

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Tuning

Posted by Keith Adams  on  Nov 27, 2013

Keith Adams shares HHVM insights showing how a system can become very performant if it is well tuned.

35:50

Leveraging Your Hadoop Cluster Better - Running Performant Code at Scale

Posted by Michael Kopp  on  Aug 16, 2013

Michael Kopp explains how to run performance code at scale with Hadoop and how to analyze and optimize Hadoop jobs.

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.

01:03:42

The Fundamentals of JVM Tuning

Posted by Charlie Hunt  on  Jun 27, 2013

Charlie Hunt presents the fundamentals of JVM tuning and provides advice for developers on writing a Java application that performs well at runtime.

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.

43:58

PHP on the Metal with HHVM

Posted by Keith Adams  on  Apr 09, 2013

Keith Adams shares details on building HHVM, a PHP VM built by Facebook, along with lessons learned doing it and tuning it for high performance.

54:40

How NOT to Measure Latency

Posted by Gil Tene  on  Apr 04, 2013

Gil Tene introduces and demonstrates how simple and recently open sourced tools can be used to improve and gain higher confidence in both latency measurement and reporting.

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