Head of Engineering for Nexmo, the Vonage API
Java Champion since 2005
Founder of javaperformancetuning.com
Author of Java Performance Tuning (O'Reilly)
Researched Black Hole Thermodynamics & Protein Structure Prediction
After writing "Java Performance Tuning" and founding JavaPerformanceTuning.com, I wrote a newsletter every month for the last 15 years. In that period I've listed at least 10,000 Java performance tips and hundreds of Java performance tools. Here's what I can tell you in under an hour about the most common issues and how to solve them.
Who should attend your session?
Java developers interested in performance and memory
What are the 'next steps' for an attendee to take after attending your session?
Follow the instructions provided to fix any performance or memory issue; also apply them at the design stage; Download whichever tools seem useful, and try them out
What is most unusual thing you learnt about London?
There are hidden underground stations
What’s the most difficult performance issue you've tackled?
Tuning hundreds of JVM instances at the same time even though they had multiple different performance profiles
What is your go-to performance tool?
There's a different tool for different problems, no one tool covers even the main cases! I'll cover quite a few in my talk