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Presentation: Does Java Need Inline Types? What Project Valhalla Can Bring to Java

Track: Bare Knuckle Performance

Location: Pacific DEKJ

Duration: 11:50am - 12:40pm

Day of week: Monday

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Inline/value types are the key part of experimental project Valhalla which should bring new abilities to Java language. It's a story not only about performance, it's also a  story about safety, abstraction,expressiveness, maintainability, etc. But on this session we will talk about performance. Which performance benefits inline types bring to Java and how we could exploit it.

Speaker: Sergey Kuksenko

Java Performance Engineer @Oracle

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