Monica Beckwith discusses how the adaptive compilation and runtime in the OpenJDK Hotspot VM offers significant performance enhancements for the tools and applications in Java and other JVM languages. She focuses on the internals of OpenJDK 8, the reference implementation for Java SE8.
Monica Beckwith is an Independent Consultant specializing in optimizing the Java Virtual Machine and the Garbage Collectors for enterprise applications. She has several published articles on topics including garbage collection, the Java memory model and others. Monica led Oracle's Garbage First Garbage Collector performance team, and was named a JavaOne 2013 Rock Star.
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