Emad Benjamin covers various GC tuning techniques and how to best build platform engineered systems; in particular the focus is on tuning large scale JVM deployments.
Chris Dennis and Alex Snaps discuss introducing caching into a Spring application to solve real world problems.
Colin Harrington explores what it means to use a framework such as Grails as a power player on embedded Linux devices for IoT & home automation applications.
Dan Woods talks about Ratpack, a high-through, reactive, non-blocking web framework for Java 8. He showcases the framework's features and explains how to write applications with Ratpack.
Jeff Brown presents Grails 3, which includes a lot of features and functionality related to building RESTful services.
Graeme Rocher takes a deep dive into the internals of Grails 3.x and reveals some hidden features and gems that you can take advantage of when developing your own Grails applications and plugins.
Jeff Brown discusses how Grails is very well suited for a microservice based architecture, that can result in applications which are easier to build, to test, to extend and to adapt to requirements.
Graeme Rocher, the Grails project lead, discusses the latest release of Grails and what is coming up during the course of the next year, covering all the new features of Grails 3.
The keynote speakers cover the current status of various Spring projects - Grails, Groovy, Cloud, etc.-, what has been done so far and what are the plans for the near future.
The keynote speakers present what to expect for Spring Framework 5.0, with highlights about Spring Cloud and Spring Boot, and what has been achieved so far.
Jon Schneider and Taylor Wicksell explain how they leveraged Spring Cloud Netflix inside of Netflix in applications and extended it further to incorporate fast properties, Atlas metrics, and more.