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.
Ryan Vanderwerf explains setting up Terracotta and clustering an applications using Ehcache, HTTP Session in Tomcat, and Quartz.
Martin Thompson overviews Java's evolution, comparing it with C++'s, discussing the challenges of pushing the performance limits.
Matt West explains how to use technologies like CloudStack, Beanstalk, Gearman, mod_gearman, Nagios, nagconf and other tools to monitor large web applications at scale deployed in the zCloud.
Xavier Amatriain discusses the machine learning algorithms and architecture behind Netflix' recommender systems, offline experiments and online A/B testing.
Leo Meyerovich introduces Superconductor, a browser-based language for massive interactive visualizations using end-to-end parallel DSLs and a synthesis DSL for parallel layout.
Stephane Maldini on addressing several issues concerning web applications written with Grails: scrolling large data sets without blocking, streaming to the browser, scale Grails in the cloud, etc.
Alon Zakai discusses asm.js - real-world demos, current limitations, the direction for the future, comparison with other solutions for improving web performance.
Deepak Nadig, Praveen Alavilli present how PayPal redesigned its APIs based on lessons learnt developing their services in over 14 years, and the principles, patterns and anti-patterns used in API design.
Details on Pinterest's architeture, its systems -Pinball, Frontdoor-, and stack - MongoDB, Cassandra, Memcache, Redis, Flume, Kafka, EMR, Qubole, Redshift, Python, Java, Go, Nutcracker, Puppet, etc.
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