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Java vs. C/C++ Performance Panel



Hosted by Erik Meijer, who runs the Cloud Programmability Team at Microsoft, the panelists answer questions on C/C++ and Java performance, contrasting the virtues of native vs. managed code.


Martin Thompson is a high-performance and low-latency specialist, with experience gained over two decades working on large scale transactional and big-data systems. Gil Tene is CTO and co-founder of Azul Systems. He has been involved with VMs for the past 20 years. Keith Adams is a founding member of Facebook's HipHop Virtual Machine (HHVM) team. Todd Montgomery is an architect for Informatica.

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