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Lambda Mechanics

Posted by Marc Hoffmann  on  Jul 01, 2015

Marc Hoffmann explores the technical details of compiled lambda expressions and method references which come with several performance benefits and could also be used for other JVM languages.

01:00:18

Faster Objects and Arrays

Posted by Gil Tene  on  May 10, 2015 3

Gil Tene introduces org.ObjectLayout, a new Java package designed specifically to enable JVMs to optimize memory layout for arrays and objects matching the performance of arrays of structs in C.

43:51

Swift - Under the Hood

Posted by Alex Blewitt  on  Mar 28, 2015

Alex Blewitt introduces the history behind Swift, why it was created, how it differs from Objective-C and how Swift is compiled and executed under the covers.

46:32

Unikernels: Who, What, Where, When, Why

Posted by Adam Wick  on  Feb 21, 2015

Adam Wick explains the promise of unikernels (single-purpose, lightweight virtual machines) and shares experiences about when unikernels are appropriate solutions and when they are not.

16:17

Rubah: DSU for Java on a Stock JVM

Posted by Luís Pina, Luís Veiga, Michael Hicks  on  Feb 18, 2015

Luís Pina, Luís Veiga, Michael Hicks introduce Rubah, a method for dynamically updating applications running on the JVM.

17:38

Phosphor: Illuminating Dynamic Data Flow in Commodity JVMs

Posted by Jonathan Bell, Gail Kaiser  on  Feb 11, 2015

Jonathan Bell & Gail Kaiser introduce Phosphor, a dynamic taint tracking system for the JVM, describing the approach used to achieve portable taint tracking.

16:39

Tardis: Affordable Time-Travel Debugging in Managed Runtimes

Posted by Earl Barr, Mark Marron  on  Feb 04, 2015 1

Earl Barr, Mark Marron discuss building time-travel debuggers for managed languages, implemented with Tardis, and enabling developers to investigate what happened prior hitting a bug.

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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.

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Nashorn - Native JavaScript Support in Java 8

Posted by Viktor Gamov  on  Oct 12, 2014

Viktor Gamov presents and demos the latest state of Project Nashorn, a high-performance JavaScript engine available on the JVM.

01:21:50

Threads, Needles, Stacks, Heaps

Posted by Ovidiu Dimulescu  on  Sep 26, 2014

Ovidiu Dimulescu provides tips for working with local and remote JVMs, startup flags, analyzing and correlating thread dumps with CPU consumption, instrumentation, multi-tenant JVMs, memory games, etc

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Erjang - With the JVM Under the Hood

Posted by Kresten Krab Thorup  on  Aug 24, 2014

Kresten Krab Thorup introduces Erjang, an Erlang VM based on the JVM, disclosing some of its internal workings and challenges building it.

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