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The Quest for Low-latency with Concurrent Java



Martin Thompson focuses on a long quest to discover algorithms which provide very high throughput while keeping latency low and predictable. He covers some fundamental theory of concurrency and then compares various approaches to the same problem of measuring the impact on latency. He shows how some of these algorithm implementations get more interesting given the new features in Java 8.


Martin Thompson is a Java Champion with over 2 decades of experience building complex and high-performance computing systems. He is most recently known for his work on Aeron and SBE. He blogs at, and can be found giving training courses on performance and concurrency when he is not cutting code to make systems better.

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Mar 31, 2016