Rachel Reese talks about Jet.com's chaos testing methods and code in depth, but also lays out a path to implementation that everyone can use.
Juergen Hoeller talks about the key themes in Spring 5, support for Java 8, comprehensive support for JDK 9, a strong focus on HTTP/2, and first-class support for Spring-style reactive architectures.
Martin Thompson focuses on algorithms which provide very high throughput while keeping latency low and predictable, discussing the concurrency theory and implementing these algorithms in Java 8.
Pavlo Baron attempts to explain why people are doing multiple languages, platforms, technology stacks and databases in one project.
Felienne Hermans explains how she used F# to determine if the game Quarto can end up in a tie or if there is always a winner. The technique used can be applied to scheduling and register allocation.
Jon Jagger introduces cyber-dojo.org, an open source environment for practicing programming, demoing its features and discussing its history, design, underlying technology, difficulties and future.
Martin Thompson talks about the characteristics of a good software engineer and explores the individual practices and techniques that can help bring out the engineer in everybody.
Jim Webber talks about several kinds of fraud common in financial services and how each decomposes into a straightforward graph use-case. He explores them using Neo4j and Cypher query language.
Cliff Click takes a look at Java vs C performance. He discusses both languages' strong and weak points and the programming context surrounding language choices.
Nitsan Wakart discusses concrete cases in which profilers misguide, misrepresent and at times subvert the systems they aim to help us diagnose.
Todd Montgomery discusses the challenges of I/O, as software and hardware change rapidly and conventional wisdom must evolve to keep up, revisiting old ideas with new and different perspectives.
Gil Tene provides an in-depth overview of Latency and Response Time Characterization, including proven methodologies for measuring, reporting, and investigating latencies, including pitfalls to avoid.