Track: Bare Knuckle Performance

Day of week: Tuesday

Killing latency and getting the most out of your hardware

Track Host: Monica Beckwith

Java VM Performance Architect @Arm, previously led Oracle's G1GC Performance Team

Java Champion Monica Beckwith is a Java VM Performance Architect at Arm. She is considered subject matter expert and gets regular invitations to give talks on JVM/JIT Compilation/ Garbage Collection (GC). She has made various performance contributions to the Java HotSpot VM by researching the need for a NUMA-aware allocator and allocation patterns, reduction of redundant instructions, reduction of the Java object header, prefetching patterns, redundant array checks in a loop and various other optimizations for the JIT compiler, the generated code, the JVM heuristics and garbage collection and collectors. Monica is a regular speaker at various conferences and has several published articles on topics including garbage collection, the Java memory model and others. She led Oracle's Garbage First Garbage Collector performance team, and was named a JavaOne Rock Star.

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