Mark Price explores the life cycle of Java code, and how the JVM evolves the runtime representation of code during program execution. From bytecode to assembly and back again (via some uncommon traps), he covers practical tips on ensuring that Java code is running fast when it matters most.
Mark Price is a Senior Developer at LMAX Exchange. He has been working on low-latency systems for over 10 years. Price has helped the LMAX technology stack mature from start-up level to its current form. Along the way, he has specifically focused on the limits of Java performance and the interactions between the JVM and its host operating system.
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