Jonathan Shapiro, Dean Tribble, Marc Steigler, David Wagner and Mark S. Miller (moderator) present their view on achieving security while using modularity for building large systems.
Kresten Krab Thorup discusses cloud, multi-core, integration, high availability, and imperfect software starting from discoveries made while learning Erlang.
Roberto Salama presents a regression testing framework built at Morgan Stanley with FitNesse, Scala, and KDB/Q, and used to run over 10,000 regression tests.
David Raal discusses Classifiers, a framework for dealing with classifiers and schemes, covering: what classifiers are, usage, design basics, integrating them into applications, pitfalls and issues.
Joshua Bloch, Robert Bocchino, Sebastian Burckhardt, Hassan Chafi, Russ Cox, Benedict Gaster, Guy Steele, David Ungar, and Tucker Taft discuss the future of computing in a multicore world.
Hoi Chan discusses attaining efficiency in cloud computing by streaming and multiplexing VMs, sharing storage, along with safety analysis for efficient patching.
Markus Püschel proposes to solve scientific calculation performance problems with code generation tools, introducing Spiral, an automatic performance programming framework for linear transforms.
Lennart Kats introduces Spoofax, a language for testing the syntax and semantics of domain-specific languages, enabling the creation of test cases using fragments of the language being tested.
Rafael Maranzato tells the story of a team who initially failed to adopt Scrum, but they tried again, successfully adopting it and moving to Scrum of Scrums within one year.
Jesper Richter-Reichhelm shares the lessons learned while scaling their game platforms to handle millions of users, each game being built by small teams of two developers without dedicated ops.
Ivan Sutherland elaborates on the idea of a “prison” defined by sequential computers that work with sequential character strings making communication expensive and obstructing concurrency.