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Do You Really Get classloaders?



Jevgeni Kabanov discusses the existing problems with Java class loaders and corresponding solutions, covering live code updates through process isolation and in-app updates.


Jevgeni Kabanov is the Founder and CTO of ZeroTurnaround, and wrote the first version of JRebel, a class-reloading JVM plugin. Jevgeni has spoken at JavaOne, Devoxx/JavaPolis, JavaZone, JAOO, QCon, TSSJS, JFokus and others. He is on the Expert Group for the JSR 342 (Java EE 7), and he has started two open source projects, Aranea and Squill. Twitter: @ekabanov

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Software is changing the world; QCon aims to empower software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the enterprise software development community; to achieve this, QCon is organized as a practitioner-driven conference designed for people influencing innovation in their teams: team leads, architects, project managers, engineering directors.

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May 21, 2012