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Top 10 - Performance Folklore
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by Martin Thompson on Jan 29, 2014 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in San Francisco Nov 7-11, 2016. Join us!

Martin Thompson discusses Java, concurrency, operating systems, and functional programming in the context of designing and testing high-performance systems.


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. He believes in Mechanical Sympathy, i.e. applying an understanding of the hardware to the creation of software as being fundamental to delivering elegant high-performance solutions.

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