Andy Davies, Aaron Peters present how networks, browsers and the way sites are built affect user experience, and take a look at some of the latest techniques for measuring and improving performance.
Sponsored by Azul. Gil Tene discusses issues with dynamically optimized environments used for trading systems along with techniques for dealing with them, including JVM performance tune up tricks.
Martin Thompson discusses the major steps in the evolution of Java and how it contrasts to alternative technologies, and the challenges of pushing the limits of performance.
In this solutions track talk, sponsored by AppDynamics, Tom Levey discusses how to monitor UX, identify bottlenecks, and measure the revenue impact by turning on the lights inside a mobile app.
Gil Tene examines the core issues that have historically kept Java environments from performing well in low latency environments and how it can perform now without trade-offs and compromises.
Todd Montgomery proposes a new approach to marshalling in Java using FIX/SBE, new marshalling API approaches, and the extensive application of mechanical sympathy to this problem domain.
Zach Allaun shows how to build a functional and persistent vector, hash map, and set on top of the same data structure, and how to optimize the code for performance.
Martin Thompson discusses Java, concurrency, operating systems, and functional programming in the context of designing and testing high-performance systems.
Martin Thompson overviews Java's evolution, comparing it with C++'s, discussing the challenges of pushing the performance limits.
Maxime Chevalier-Boisvert discusses making dynamic languages faster providing various examples of optimizations: SmallTalk, LISP machine, Google V8 and others.