The authors introduce Cybertron, a new tool for reducing I/O operations in data-parallel programs through a constraint-based encoding.
Donald Belcham shares from his experience tuning the performance of a system in a short time.
Lari Hotari discusses how to optimize Grails' performance to get full benefits from it.
The panelists discuss Java performance topics, bringing their specific experiences to bear.
James Richardson, Nat Pryce discuss some of the challenges faced using Neo4J for interactive analysis of large data imports (80K nodes, 150k relationships) and how they overcame them.
Gunnar Hillert and Chris Schaefer examine various scalability options in order to improve the robustness and performance of the Spring Batch applications.
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.
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
Kirk Pepperdine explains how to use the G1GC logging to improve app performance while reducing its hardware footprint.
Andy Davies, Aaron Peters present how networks, browsers and the way sites are built affect user experience, and take a look at some of the latest techniques for measuring and improving performance.
Sponsored by Azul. Gil Tene discusses issues with dynamically optimized environments used for trading systems along with techniques for dealing with them, including JVM performance tune up tricks.
Martin Thompson discusses the major steps in the evolution of Java and how it contrasts to alternative technologies, and the challenges of pushing the limits of performance.