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Garbage Collection is Good!

Posted by Eva Andreasson  on  Jul 08, 2014 1

Eva Andreasson has a fairly entertaining and yet painful presentation around garbage collection that will probably will end with more questions than answers.

53:56

Understanding Latency: Some Key Lessons & Tools

Posted by Gil Tene  on  Jul 05, 2014

In this solutions track talk, sponsored by Azul Systems, Gil Tene discusses pitfalls encountered in measuring and characterizing latency, and ways to address them using some new open source tools.

01:02:00

Using Invoke Dynamic to Teach the JVM a New Language

Posted by Jonathan Worthington  on  May 15, 2014 1

Jonathan Worthington explains how invokedynamic works, how he has been using it while porting the Rakudo Perl 6 compiler to the JVM, and its performance impact.

52:02

Java vs. C/C++ Performance Panel

Posted by Gil Tene, Martin Thompson, Todd Montgomery, Keith Adams  on  Mar 07, 2014 7

Hosted by Erik Meijer, who runs the Cloud Programmability Team at Microsoft, the panelists answer questions on C/C++ and Java performance, contrasting the virtues of native vs. managed code.

32:28

Dao Programming Language for Scripting and Computing

Posted by Limin Fu  on  Feb 27, 2014

Limin Fu introduces Dao, a lightweight and optionally typed programming language having a LLVM-based JIT compiler optimized for numeric computation, and a Clang-based tool generating C/C++ bindings.

41:23

Enabling Java in Latency Sensitive Environments

Posted by Gil Tene  on  Feb 18, 2014

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.

38:24

Continuum: A JS (ES6) VM Written in JS (ES3)

Posted by Brandon Benvie  on  Jan 30, 2014

Brandon Benvie introduces Continuum, what it does, how it works, and why it's useful. Continuum maintains compatibility with all popularly used JS engines in use today (IE8, modern browsers, Node.js).

01:02:54

Ratpack - Micro Web Apps for Groovy

Posted by Luke Daley  on  Dec 14, 2013

Luke Daley introduces Ratpack, a micro web framework inspired by Ruby's Sinatra, built on Netty, Guice and Guava.

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.

07:54

VMFest: Wrapping VirtualBox to Speedup Dev and Test Since 2010

Posted by Antoni Batchelli  on  Oct 16, 2013

Antoni Batchelli introduces VMFest, a PalletOps project used to turn VirtualBox into a lightweight cloud provider, good for developing cloud automation.

28:49

A Shorter Path from Clojure to ClojureScript

Posted by Roman Gonzalez, Tavis Rudd  on  Sep 24, 2013

Roman Gonzalez and Tavis Rudd discuss techniques for shortening the ClojureScript development cycle by using the same codebase for clj and cljs and automatically running tests on the JVM.

01:10:14

The Future of the JVM

Posted by Jamie Allen, Cliff Click, Charlie Hunt, Doug Lea, Michael Pilquist  on  Sep 16, 2013 4

The panelists discuss the future of the JVM in the context of parallelism and high concurrency of tomorrow’s thousands of cores.

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