Mark Price talks about techniques for making performance testing a first-class citizen in a Continuous Delivery pipeline.
Ix-chel Ruiz and Andres Almiray talk about the tools, like JMeter and JMH, and some techniques that should make engaging in performance testing a rewarding experience.
A.Tomb describes the capabilities of some open source tools that allow us to automatically determine whether a low-level cryptographic implementation matches a higher-level mathematical specification
Tony Printezis talks about the major changes and improvements coming in JDK 9 that will affect (but also help) anyone who's interested in Java performance monitoring, profiling, and tuning.
Joe Duffy talks about the concurrency's explosion onto the mainstream over the past 15 years and attempts to predict what lies ahead for distributed programming, from now til 15 years into the future.
Sophia Voychehovski discusses all the factors that cause complexity, the three key ways one can wrangle it and object-oriented UX.
Dan Luu discusses how to estimate performance using back of the envelope calculations that can be done in minutes or hours, even for applications that take months or years to implement.
Lynn Langit and Martin Thompson explore the individual practices and techniques that can help bring out the engineer in us.
Elena Verna discusses user behavior on the pricing page and how to organize the A/B testing resources to optimize the pricing page, one of the most important funnels of a website.
Oliver Gould discusses Finagle, a library providing a uniform model for handling failure at the communications layer, enabling Twitter to fail, safely and often.
Slava Oks talks about SQL Server’s history, high-level architecture and dives into core of I/O Manager, Memory Manager, and Scheduler. Topics include lessons learned and experiences behind the scenes.